Donald J. Trump

Andrew Jackson

I mean had Andrew Jackson been a little bit later you wouldn’t have had the Civil War. He was a very tough person, but he had a big heart… He was really angry that he saw what was happening with regard to the Civil War, he said, ‘There’s no reason for this.’

– President Donald J. Trump, April 30, 2017, discussing how Andrew Jackson (who died in 1845) thought about the Civil War (which began in 1860)