Obama: No foreign terror organization has attacked U.S. on my watch

Obama: No foreign terror organization has attacked U.S. on my watch
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President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday at Joint Base Myer in Arlington, Va., for a military farewell ceremony.

While speaking, he touted the fact that “no foreign terrorist organization has successfully planned and executed an attack on our homeland these past eight years.”

In response, people immediately pushed back against this statement on Twitter, mentioning attacks at Fort Hood, Texas, in San Bernardino, Orlando and Boston.

President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday at Joint Base Myer in Arlington, Va., for a military farewell ceremony.

While speaking, he touted the fact that “no foreign terrorist organization has successfully planned and executed an attack on our homeland these past eight years.”

In response, people immediately pushed back against this statement on Twitter, mentioning attacks at Fort Hood, Texas, in San Bernardino, Orlando and Boston.

Obama made the same statement last month in a speech described as a “victory lap” for his anti-terror policies. The Washington Examiner reported that the claim is technically accurate, but is laden with caveats.

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