Twitter Goes Off After Trump’s Gen. Pershing Tweet: He ‘Suggested We Should Study a Lie’


Twitter went off this afternoon after President Trump‘s Gen. John Pershing tweet as the news continued to come in from Barcelona after a terrorist attack:

On the campaign trail, Trump talked about the unverified story of Pershing dipping bullets in pig’s blood, and today he tweeted about it again to argue its effectiveness against Islamic terrorists.

A lot of people couldn’t believe Trump revisited this again today:

CNN’s Jake Tapper went on a tweetstorm calling out the President for repeating this story:

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