As markets roil from Brexit, Trump holds a ribbon-cutting at his golf resort

June 24, 2016 9:45 PM

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TURNBERRY, Scotland — Arriving here Friday for his first trip abroad as the likely Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump did not seem to understand the gravity of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union.

As the value of the pound collapsed in the morning and stock markets around the globe plummeted sharply, Trump attended a surreal ribbon-cutting at his luxury golf resort in this seacoast village and barely mentioned the global news until reporters pressed him to do so.

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