Definitions for camp davidˈdeɪ vɪd
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a retreat to the northwest of Washington that is used by the president of the United States
Camp David is the country retreat of the president of the United States. It is located in wooded hills about 62 miles north of Washington, DC, in Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont, Maryland. It is officially known as Naval Support Facility Thurmont and is technically a military installation; staffing is primarily provided by the US Navy and the US Marine Corps. First known as Hi-Catoctin, Camp David was originally built as a camp for federal government agents and their families, by the WPA, starting in 1935, opening in 1938. In 1942, it was converted to a presidential retreat by Franklin D. Roosevelt and renamed "Shangri-La". Camp David received its present name from Dwight D. Eisenhower, in honor of his father and grandson, both named David. Additionally, his own middle initial "D" stands for David. Camp David is not open to the general public. Catoctin Mountain Park does not indicate the location of Camp David on its official park maps due to privacy and security concerns.
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The whole reason for Camp David was to bring people together around in an organizational effort to push back against Iran, we have negotiated a nuclear deal for the simple reason that we believe if you are going to push back against Iran, it's better to push back against an Iran without a nuclear weapon than with one.
It is not a one-way street, it is a two-way street, with mutual interests and mutual needs that need to be addressed, i am confident that with Camp David those views are going to take shape in a form that will greatly enhance our ability to meet the needs of our people, and the needs of all those people, who want a future that is free of terrorism....
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