Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump doubled down on comments made at a campaign rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Wednesday, in which he labeled the sitting US president the founder of the Islamic terror group ISIS.
Trump, asked if calling Pres. Obama the “founder of ISIS” is appropriate: “He is the founder of ISIS, absolutely.” pic.twitter.com/VrtkDhvIgz
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“I was against the war in Iraq. I was totally against it – even though I was a civilian, so nobody cared – but we shouldn’t have been in Iraq. I would not have been in Iraq if I was president, but that mistake was made – one of the worst mistakes in the history of our country.
“We destabilized the Middle East. We’ve been paying the price for it for years.