Donald Trump — whose campaign’s veterans adviser has repeatedly called for Hillary Clinton’s execution — talks a big game when it comes to his support of and respect for veterans, but Trump’s repeatedly diminished military service, and he’s stiffed and slighted veterans for years.
Trump Disparages Prisoners Of War: “I Like People Who Weren’t Captured.”
Senator John McCain commands respect from both sides of the aisle over his military service — but not from the Republican Party’s presidential nominee. In July 2015, Trump said of McCain: “He’s not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.”
Later on, when asked if he owed McCain — and prisoners of war everywhere — an apology, Trump said, “No, not at all.”
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