NBC's Today Lets Trump Falsely Claim He Opposed The Iraq War

Trump Supported Invading Iraq In 2002

From the June 3 edition of NBC's Today:

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KRISTEN WELKER: Speaking in San Diego Thursday, Clinton tried to capitalize on recent polls, including one showing only 12 percent of registered voters think Trump has the right temperament to be president. Clinton arguing he is, quote, “temperamentally unfit.”  

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HILLARY CLINTON: This is not someone who should ever have the nuclear codes, because it's not hard to imagine Donald Trump leading us into a war just because somebody got under his very thin skin.

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WELKER: Trump offering up his rebuttal, saying Clinton was for the Iraq war and he against it. 

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DONALD TRUMP: Now she's saying, “Donald Trump, do you trust him with the nukes?”  Let me tell you, my temperament is so much tougher and so much better than her temperament. And by the way, we need a tough temperament.

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Previously:

16 Times The Media Let Trump Falsely Claim He Opposed The Iraq War From The Beginning

BuzzFeed’s Editor-In-Chief Slams Media For Giving Credence To Trump’s Lie He Opposed Invasion Of Iraq

MSNBC's Morning Joe Lets Trump Falsely Claim He Opposed Libya Intervention And Iraq War