No, Donald Trump did not attack veterans

No, Donald Trump did not attack veterans
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I really don’t care for Donald Trump and his insane, corrosive candidacy. But this idea that he attacked veterans with PTSD today is absolutely ridiculous.

Trump took questions at a Retired American Warriors PAC today and said something that people have taken way out of context.

Here’s the quote in question:

“When you talk about the mental health problems, when people come back from war and combat and they see things that maybe a lot of the folks in the room have seen many times over and you’re strong and you can handle it, but a lot of people can’t handle it.”

But here is the full relevant transcript of the question posed to Trump and his answer, and yes, it is not as bad in context….

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