President Trump went after Fox News reporter Jennifer Griffin after she backed up some details of a bombshell story from The Atlantic that said he had referred to slain American soldiers buried at a French cemetery as “losers” and “suckers.”
Trump shared an article late Friday from far-right outlet Breitbart News declaring that Griffin “Did Not Confirm ‘Most Salacious’ Part of Atlantic Story” after the reporter shared on the air that sources had confirmed to her certain key details of the magazine’s story.
The rebuke came hours after Griffin, a national security correspondent for Fox News, reported that sources had confirmed key details of The Atlantic’s report. Griffin said sources told her that Trump had said the Vietnam War was “stupid” and anyone who fought in it was a “sucker.”
Trump famously received a number of draft deferrals for the Vietnam War from a doctor who said he suffered from bone spurs.
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