Two days after Donald Trump claimed during his south Florida campaign rally that President Barack Obama and his first secretary of state Hillary Clinton were the ‘founder’ and ‘co-founder’ of the ISIS terror army, the mouthy republican nominee has made a detour following his comments.
Trump suggested that his comments were satirical as he attempted to walk back the widely criticized false claim he repeatedly made — saying he was only being sarcastic.
He took to his Twitter page to dispel the comments saying the media was missing his sarcasm.
“Ratings challenged @CNN reports so seriously that I call President Obama (and Clinton) “the founder” of ISIS, & MVP. THEY DON’T GET SARCASM?” Trump wrote.
Meanwhile, Rep. Seth Moulton, a Clinton endorser and Democrat from Massachusetts as well as an Iraq War veteran, said the incident was evidence that Trump is “reckless and unfit to be our commander in chief.”
“Donald Trump has shown that he lies every single day and then the next day he just tries to claim it was sarcasm,” Moulton told CNN’s Brianna Keilar on “New Day” on Friday. “What happens when he presses the nuclear button and then the next day says, ‘Oh, I’m sorry, I was just being sarcastic’? It’s ridiculous.”
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