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Trump spins yarn around 9/11 and bin Laden; lies about Iraq war too

A look at some of the president's claims at the briefing, where he announced the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group

Minneapolis: President Donald Trump is  greeted by a cheering crowd at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. AP/PTI(
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President Donald Trump falsely boasted that he predicted Osama bin Laden's 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and inaccurately asserted he had always opposed the war in Iraq in a news conference Sunday that often fell short on facts.

A look at some of the president's claims at the briefing, where he announced the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group: Bin Laden: Trump: "I'm writing a book ... About a year before the World Trade Center came down, the book came out. I was talking about Osama bin Laden. I said, 'You have to

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First Published: Oct 28 2019 | 1:37 PM IST

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