Donald Trump disparaged a former Navy SEAL Bill McRaven and misspelled the name of Democrat congressman Adam Schiff following criticisms by both men of the US president.
Trump appeared on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, and a clip of the interview went viral after he criticised the soldier, who was instrumental in the capture of Osama Bin Laden, of being a “Hilary Clinton fan".
McRaven had previously criticised Trump’s attacks on the media, calling it "the greatest threat to democracy" he’s ever witnessed. When Wallace tried to put this on the US president, Trump proceeded to interrupt him and repeatedly say he was a “backer” of Hillary and Obama, before implying that the former navy SEAL hadn’t been quick enough in his capture of Bin Laden.
“Wouldn’t it have been nice if we got Osama Bin Laden a lot sooner than that?” he said.
Needless to say, people weren't impressed by his characterisation of someone many Americans consider to be a war hero.
Bill McRaven was NOT a Clinton “backer.” He never endorsed her or anyone for president. He was also on the short li… https://t.co/YQCLx9nOTD