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Trump just cited a debunked story about a general who shot Muslims with pig's-blood bullets to send a message to terrorists

President Donald Trump revived a long-ago debunked story he once told on the campaign trail about a US general who dipped bullets in pig's blood during a brutal campaign against insurgents. In a tweet on Thursday following what authorities suspect was a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, the president again advocated for the US to follow the example of a US Army Gen. John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing, who was the governor of the Philippines during the US occupation of the islands during the early 20th century.
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