Sunday on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” when asked if he thinks he knows more about ISIS than Americans generals, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said, “They don’t know much because they’re not winning.”
Partial transcript as follows:
DICKERSON: Do you feel like you know more about ISIS than the generals.
TRUMP: They don’t know much because they’re not winning, I you this they’re not winning for a different reason. I think Obama is hurting them.
DICKERSON: How so?
TRUMP: From what I hear it’s being run from the White House. It’s all being run from the White House. I’ve spoken to certain generals— I’ll keep it quiet, highly respected people. we could knock them out fast.
DICKERSON: In office now generals?
TRUMP: In one case in office, and one case out of office. They said, both said the same thing. We had the leadership, mean can the go ahead, you could knock them out fast. For some reason Obama is not doing that.
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