Has Trump done more for veterans than John McCain?

Claim: President Trump recently said on Twitter that he has been more successful than the late Senator John McCain in creating beneficial policies for military veterans.
Rating: This claim is MOSTLY FALSE. Trump regularly takes credit for laws and practices that were codified during the Obama administration. In addition, Trump’s policies have not been beneficial to the military. To this day, Trump has not criticized Russia for placing a bounty on American troops.

Did Trump really call members of the military “losers”?

Claim:On Sept. 3, The Atlantic published an article claiming that President Trump called members of the American military that have died, or captured, in wars, “losers” and “suckers.”
Rating: This claim is MOSTLY TRUE. Although Trump has denied making those statements, a number of other news outlets, including Fox News, have confirmed their reporting. In addition, there is a video of Trump calling the late Senator John McCain a “loser” for being captured during the Vietnam War.

Washington DC - A Veteran looks for a name at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at sunrise

Có Phải Trump Đã Từng Trốn Lính?

Giả Định: Trump trốn nghĩa vụ quân sự trong thời Chiến tranh Việt Nam.
Thẩm Định: Giả định này ĐÚNG. Trump chưa bao giờ từng phục vụ trong Chiến tranh Việt Nam hay trong quân đội. Trong hơn một thập niên của Chiến tranh Việt Nam, Trump đã thành công xin hoãn dịch năm lần, kể cả bị cáo buộc đã nói dối về tình trạng sức khỏe để trốn lính ở cao điểm của cuộc chiến vào năm 1968.

Washington DC - A Veteran looks for a name at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at sunrise

Did Trump dodge the Vietnam War draft?

Claim: Trump avoided military service during the Vietnam War.
Rating: This claim is TRUE. Trump never served in the Vietnam War or in the military. For over a decade during the Vietnam War, Trump sought and received five deferments, including allegedly lying about a medical condition to avoid the draft during the height of the war in 1968.