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Trump Disparaging the U.S. Military
Former Vice President Joe Biden said: “The way you talk about the military, the way you talk about them being losers and being … just being suckers. My son was in Iraq. … He was not a loser. He was not a patriot, and the people left behind there were heroes.”
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