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.
President Trump on Thursday recycled a largely discredited Internet tale that he also promoted on the campaign trail as a way to call attention to what he has calls “radical Islamic terrorism,” hours after an apparent terrorist atta...
He repeated a false story that he often told on the campaign trail
In his tweeted response to today’s terror attack in Barcelona, Trump alluded to a debunked story he repeated on the 2016 campaign trail. Here’s what he said last February about the supposed actions of US Gen. John Pershing during th...
Trump is citing brutal tactics for dealing with terrorists that General John Pershing didn't even use.