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stated on February 12, 2020 in a Facebook post
A photo of Pete Buttigieg in a military uniform without visible patches shows that “he is a fraud.”
stated on January 10, 2020 in a Facebook post
In 1988, in response to Iran’s attack on the U.S.S. Samuel Roberts, President Ronald Reagan "destroyed half of Iran’s Navy."
stated on August 9, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says the Japanese military did not invade the mainland United States after Pearl Harbor because "they know that almost every home had guns and the Americans knew how to use them."
stated on May 16, 2018 in a Facebook post
Says Barabara Walters wrote that Jane Fonda "betrayed not only the idea of our country, but specific men who served and sacrificed during the Vietnam War."
stated on January 8, 2020 in a White House address
"The American military has been completely rebuilt under my administration at a cost of $2.5 trillion."
stated on January 6, 2020 in a Facebook post
Says Joe Biden "murdered U.S. Navy Seals."
Islamic Republic News Agency
stated on January 7, 2020 in a tweet
Says photo shows U.S. planes on fire after Iranian missile strikes in Iraq.
stated on March 31, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Trump volunteered his airline to bring troops home during Operation Desert Storm.
stated on January 5, 2020 in a Facebook post
Says a photo from JFK airport shows "our troops leaving to protect each one of us and our country."
stated on January 1, 2020 in a Facebook post
"Hillary ignored multiple requests for security, didn’t respond for 13 hours, & let 4 Americans die in Benghazi. Trump rushed in reinforcements, threatened to destroy Iran, & made sure no lives were lost in Baghdad."
stated on December 17, 2019 in a video posted on his presidential campaign’s social media accounts.
"I am very proud that I am the only candidate in the Democratic primary to have voted against all of Trump's defense budgets."
stated on December 3, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Fox News "posts a fake picture to show soldiers excited to see Trump in Afghanistan….forgets to take out the Universal Studios sign in the background."
stated on December 1, 2019 in an interview
The U.S. spends "57 cents on the dollar on defense."
stated on November 20, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says people can send Christmas cards to "a recovering American soldier" at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
stated on November 13, 2019 in impeachment inquiry testimony
"The Russians are violating all of the rules, treaties, understandings that they committed to that actually kept the peace in Europe for nearly 70 years."
stated on November 13, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says President Trump donated his "second quarter salary to rebuild military cemeteries" and that the media ignored it and every other story of him donating his salary as POTUS.
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
stated on September 29, 2019 in a tweet
Says Thom Tillis voted to support Trump’s emergency declaration to fund the border wall even though it would "raid $80 million from North Carolina."
stated on August 13, 2019 in a post on Facebook
Says Barbara Walters said Jane Fonda "betrayed not only the idea of our country, but specific men who served and sacrificed during the Vietnam War."
stated on October 20, 2019 in an MSNBC appearance
"President Trump has sent 14,000 American troops to the (Middle East) region since May. So he can't tell his political rallies that he's getting troops out of endless wars when he's sending 14 times the amount back into the region."
stated on October 16, 2019 in answering questions from reporters
"The Kurds are much safer right now."