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Navy acknowledges request to hide USS John S. McCain from Trump’s view

But officials say they didn't act on it and are investigating the incident.

The USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) destroyer (L) is moored in a dock at the Yokosuka Naval Base on June 01, 2019 in Yokosuka, Japan. President Donald Trump denied any involvement the move to hide the Navy Ship USS John S. McCain during his recent visit to its home port in Yokosuka, after reports emerged of emails being exchanged about keeping the ship out of view. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)
The USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) destroyer (L) is moored in a dock at the Yokosuka Naval Base on June 01, 2019 in Yokosuka, Japan. President Donald Trump denied any involvement the move to hide the Navy Ship USS John S. McCain during his recent visit to its home port in Yokosuka, after reports emerged of emails being exchanged about keeping the ship out of view. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)
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