Trump Insults Dead Soldiers With Infuriating Video About His Withdrawal From Syria

This is an absolute DISGRACE.

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Donald Trump has done a lot of f*cked up things during his presidency, but this one has got to be one of the worst and most disrespectful moments yet.

Recently, the president made the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, which only earned him more criticism as everyone except for him recognized that it was an awful decision. Thin-skinned as ever, the president made a desperate move to defend his decision and made a bizarre video on the White House lawn. During that sloppy, unscripted video, Trump blasted his critics and defended himself — by saying dead soldiers supported his decision. Trump said:

These are heroes of the world. Because they’ve fought for us. But they’ve killed ISIS, who hurts the world. So our boys, our young women, our men, they’re all coming back, and they’re coming back now. We won. And that’s the way we want it.”

The most disgusting part happened as Trump pointed at the sky and said, “And that’s the way they want it.” Watch this debacle below:


We know Trump is hard to control, but how this got through the White House without someone putting a stop to it is unfathomable. Allowing Trump to claim that dead soldiers would have supported this plan — which was opposed by the Pentagon and State Department — is something the Trump administration deserves to be dragged for. And they are:

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