CBS This Morning Fact-Checks Trump's Lies About Iraq And ISIS

CBS This Morning Fact-Checks Trump's Lies About Iraq And ISIS

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From the August 12 edition of CBS' CBS This Morning

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DEAN REYNOLDS: Campaigning across Florida Thursday, Donald Trump repeated over and over that President Obama created the terror group ISIS. 

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Trump says now he was being sarcastic, but pointed to specific policies as evidence. 

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DONALD TRUMP: Folks. We should have never been in Iraq. We were going to destabilize the Middle East. I said it. I was a civilian. 

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REYNOLDS: But before the war began, Trump supported going into Iraq and even praised the invasion in 2003 once it began. 

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DONALD TRUMP: It looks like a tremendous success from a military standpoint. 

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REYNOLDS: But by 2007, Trump's feelings had changed and he was calling for U.S. troops to come home. 

Previously

CNN’s Don Lemon Plays Tape Of Trump Supporting Iraq Troop Withdrawal To Highlight His Hypocrisy

CNN Caption Fact-Checks Trump's ISIS Lie

CBS Evening News Fact-Checks Trump's Ridiculous Claim That Obama Is "The Founder Of ISIS"

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Donald Trump, Dean Reynolds
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2016 Elections
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