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Report: Trump Called War Veterans “Losers” & “Suckers”

HeadlineSep 04, 2020

The Atlantic magazine is reporting President Trump has repeatedly disparaged U.S. soldiers who died or were wounded in war, describing them as “losers” and “suckers.” The magazine reports Trump canceled a trip in 2018 to a World War I cemetery in France where U.S. marines are buried, because “he feared his hair would become disheveled in the rain.” Trump is quoted as saying, “Why should I go to that cemetery? It’s filled with losers.” Trump also opposed the inclusion of wounded veterans in a proposed 2018 parade, saying, “Nobody wants to see that.” President Trump dismissed the report in The Atlantic as fake news.

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