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Trump Faces Election Fallout From Alleged Insults of Dead Troops

  • President angrily denies Atlantic report on cemetery visit
  • Bolton says he didn’t hear comments but they sound like Trump
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Trump Calls Atlantic Story on Alleged Comments 'Fake'

An explosive report alleging that President Donald Trump has disparaged dead U.S. military service members threatens to further imperil his struggling bid for a second term, with his Democratic opponent Joe Biden seizing on the moment just two months before the election.

Trump angrily denied The Atlantic magazine’s report on Thursday, and the White House has mounted a furious effort to rebut its details, including public denials by Vice President Mike Pence and his top national security adviser, retired Army General Keith Kellogg.