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USA: 'We have your back' - Trump to military in Twitter video01:36

USA: 'We have your back' - Trump to military in Twitter video

United States, Washington DC
October 8, 2020 at 15:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump said the American military "has never been in stronger shape" in a video tweeted on Thursday morning dedicated to touting what his term in office has done for the military and veterans.

"We've spent $2.5 trillion (€2.13 trillion) over the term in office, my term, that's over three and half years, think of that, 2.5 trillion. I took over a depleted military, old equipment, broken equipment. Even in the army, all brand new uniforms with a belt, everybody wanted the belt," Trump said in the video that was filmed in Washington DC.

"I just want to tell you we have your back," the president added, claiming to have reached "91 percent approval rating from the vets."

Trump also said that the US is building more ships and planes: "They've been ordered, they are being built, they are coming, jet fighters, bombers, tankers."

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US President Donald Trump said the American military "has never been in stronger shape" in a video tweeted on Thursday morning dedicated to touting what his term in office has done for the military and veterans.

"We've spent $2.5 trillion (€2.13 trillion) over the term in office, my term, that's over three and half years, think of that, 2.5 trillion. I took over a depleted military, old equipment, broken equipment. Even in the army, all brand new uniforms with a belt, everybody wanted the belt," Trump said in the video that was filmed in Washington DC.

"I just want to tell you we have your back," the president added, claiming to have reached "91 percent approval rating from the vets."

Trump also said that the US is building more ships and planes: "They've been ordered, they are being built, they are coming, jet fighters, bombers, tankers."

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