Trump Again Claims ‘Sarcasm’ After Controversial Remarks

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  • Republican backtracks from claim Obama founded Islamic State
  • Trump’s loose rhetoric seen as catastrophic as president

Trump Doubles Down on Controversial Islamic State Remarks

Two days after Donald Trump said that President Barack Obama had founded Islamic State, and a day after he insisted that he meant what he said, the Republican presidential nominee reversed himself on Friday and claimed the statement was nothing more than sarcasm.

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