GOP nominee Donald Trump has Democrat Hillary Clinton in a bit of a pickle with his latest string of attacks, saying President Obama and the former secretary of state are responsible for the rise of the Islamic State.
After saying Obama is the “founder of ISIS” and Clinton is the “co-founder” of the Islamic terrorist organization, Trump immediately put House Democrats in a bind when they rushed to blame something else for the group’s rise.
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tried to come to Clinton’s rescue and called Trump’s statements “verbal poo-poo.” She added that the Iraq War was to blame for the rise of ISIS, a war that she voted against, according to the Washington Times.
But, there’s just one problem. Clinton voted for the Iraq War, making Pelosi’s argument even more in line with Trump’s original statement.
And while the media is in full hysteria over Trump’s comments, Trump is saying that “Everyone’s liking it. I think they’re liking it,” according to the Hill.
This may be true, as Twitter users are cheering on Trump’s remarks.
Take a look:
Founder of ISIS Obama's administration and Killary Clinton pic.twitter.com/DGPEDucIhR
— 🌹President-Elect VENDETTA🇺🇸🍿🍿 (@REDSUNAMI) August 11, 2016
HEWITT: By "Obama founded ISIS," you meant he–
TRUMP: Founded ISIS.
HEWITT: In the sense that he–
TRUMP: Is literally the founder of ISIS
— Owen Ellickson (@onlxn) August 11, 2016
Obama literally is the, founder of ISIS. No one is actually surprised. It's just refreshing to hear it said out in the open. #MAGA
— 🇺🇸 (@TheDietCokeBtn) August 11, 2016
It was on [Hillary's] watch ISIS began to spread its wings of evil Hillary Is the founder of ISIS careless #lRottenClinton
— TrumpATeam 🇺🇸 (@TrumpATeam) July 31, 2016
— 👱🏻♀️🌷🌷 (@sophiatrump) July 30, 2016
Sign up for our morning blast HERE
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- Former Somali Muslim refugee defeats longtime Minnesota state representative - August 13, 2016
- Clinton Foundation donors page is now blocked: ‘This is a weird thing’ - August 13, 2016
- Trump announced his big move on the campaign trail in order to win election: ‘It’s set up, we have to do it’ - August 13, 2016
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.