CNN counterterrorism analyst Philip Mudd went off on President Trump in response to his comments regarding the Green Berets killed in Niger.
Trump claimed today that Barack Obama and other previous presidents didn’t make calls to the families of fallen soldiers, before being called out on that during the briefing.
Mudd picked up on Trump talking about how making such calls is a “tough day” for him:
“Boy, it’s a tough day for the President? How about for the families who accepted a child or a father or a spouse home in a casket? It’s not a tough day for them? This guy has the empathy of a cockroach. From the day after his inauguration when he showed up at my former agency, the CIA, in front of the wall of fallen heroes, and spoke about the size of his inauguration. Fast-forwarding now nine months, and he can’t figure out his responsibility not only as the Commander-in-Chief, but as the consoler-in-chief.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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