Hezbollah Leader Backs Trump’s Claim That Obama Started ISIS
Leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group agreed with Donald Trump claims that President Obama founded ISIS.
The Hill Reports:
The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group agreed with Donald Trump when he said President Obama founded ISIS.
“This is an American presidential candidate who is saying this. What he says is based on facts and documents,” said Hassan Nasrallah, according to The Associated Press. Trump Wednesday called Obama the founder of ISIS and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton the co-founder.
He doubled down on the claim Thursday in an interview with Hugh Hewitt.
“No, I meant that he’s the founder of ISIS,” Trump replied. “He was the most valuable player. I gave him the most valuable player award.”
But Friday, Trump tweeted that he was being facetious.
“Ratings challenged @CNN reports so seriously that I call president Obama (and Clinton) “the founder” of ISIS, & MVP. THEY DON’T GET SARCASM?”
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