Joe Bide responds to report Trump called U.S. service members buried in France 'losers', 'suckers'
We're getting continued reaction tonight to this reporting of the Atlantic tonight from Jeffrey. Goldberg their pieces titled Trump Americans who died in war are losers and suckers Gobert rece-. Citing several anecdotes with multiple sources for each of them which the president is. said to have derided US service members who have died in combat as losers and suckers. And who has expressed who expressed even standing over the grave of John Kelly son who died in Afghanistan at age twenty, nine that he doesn't get why Americans would choose to serve in the military. The Associated Press has just posted James Portas new piece as well confirming. The core reporting Jeffrey Goldberg's piece tonight in the Atlantic Laporta, confirming it again with multiple sources just Goldberg has but I want to tell you we've just had response from Vice President Joe Biden with a statement in response. Quote if the revelations in today's Atlantic article or true there yet another marker of how deeply president trump and I disagree about the role of the president of the United States I've Long said that the nation we have many obligations but we have only one truly sacred obligation to prepare those we send into harm's way and to care for them and their families both while they're deployed and After they return home. That's the foundation of what Jilin I believe. That's why we've always prioritized the health and wellbeing of our service members, veterans, and military families. We have visited troops coming home wounded, and Walter Reed we've hosted wounded veterans in our home to share Thanksgiving meal and it's the proud parents of a son who served in Iraq. We've made supporting military spouses, caregivers and children are focus. Of Our service generations of American troops have shed blood around the world and defensive our freedoms and to protect vital interests from the frontlines of our own revolution to Bellawood to the Normandy beaches to the mountains of Afghanistan, the sacrifice and bravery of our troops and their willingness to serve our nation should be honored duty honor country. Those are the values that drive our servicemembers. Those are the values. That, have formed the core of America's defense for centuries in. If have the honor of serving as the next commander in chief I will ensure that our American heroes know that I will have their back and honor their sacrifices always