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By Sheetal Sukhija Tuesday October 17, 2017
Trump’s ‘outrageous lies’ about Obama, Bush sparks backlash
Adding to the long list of controversies already gripping his administration, U.S. President Donald Trump has triggered another furious row, this time, making accusations against his predecessor and other former U.S. leaders. The accusations have been defined as ‘outrageous lies’ and came after Trump was questioned about why he had not said anything so far about four U.S. Special Forces soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger on October 4. Trump told reporters, "I've written them personal letters. I will, at some point during the period of time, call the parents and the families -- because I have done that, traditionally. So, the traditional way -- if you look at president Obama and other presidents, most of them didn't make calls, a lot of them didn't make calls.” Trump’s false accusations that Barack Obama and other former U.S. leaders did not call the families of fallen soldiers generated a lot of anger. The President further added that calling the families was...Read more