Trump: ‘Panama Canal Is Doing Quite Properly’

The Panama Canal is doing quite well, I think we did a good job building it.”“Right?” Trump said, turning to Varela.
Trump: ‘Panama Canal is doing quite well’President Donald Trump asserted on Monday that the Panama Canal, which opened in 1914, is “doing quite well” and that the U.S. “did a good job building it.”Trump made the comment in the Oval Office, where he was sitting for a brief media availability alongside Juan Carlos Varela, the president of Panama who is in Washington for a visit.
President Donald Trump described the relationship between the U.S. and Panama as “very strong.” He met with Panama President Juan Carlos Varela on Monday.
Story Continued Below“It’s our great honor to have President and Mrs. Varela from Panama,” Trump told reporters.
“Very good job.”The Panama Canal, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, was constructed by the U.S. from 1904 to 1914, after the French stopped its work on the project.

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