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Trump repeats debunked terrorist torture anecdote about Gen. Pershing in apparent response to Barcelona attack

President Donald Trump on Thursday followed a conciliatory tweet to the government of Spain in the wake of an attack in Barcelona with a second post reiterating a widely a roundly debunked story of how Army Gen. John J. Pershing supposedly quelled an Islamic insurgency while serving in the Philippines in the early 20th century. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
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