At this point in the first year of a presidency, the President of the United States tends to know a few basic things: what issues matter to citizens, who his allies are, all the places he's president of...
This last one is very important because the United States not only has 50 states (yes, that includes Hawaii) it also has 16 territories, all of which are populated – nay, packed – with American citizens.
Sometimes, these territories might not be so obvious. Guam for example, most people can't even find on a map. This is entirely understandable since Guam is all the way in the western Pacific Ocean.
Today, Trump found himself in a bit of hot water relating to territories.
Trump says he met with the "president of the Virgin Islands." *cough* he is the president of the Virgin islands,… https://t.co/daZiuHyTas— David Mack (@David Mack)1507905244.0
He is the President of the Virgin Islands, which literally has the word "US" in front of it.
@JordynJournals They're literally called the US Virgin Islands ...— Ester Bloom (@Ester Bloom)1507906399.0