Oops: In 2002, Donald Trump Said He Supported Invading Iraq


For months, Donald Trump has claimed that he opposed the Iraq War before the invasion began — as an example of his great judgment on foreign policy issues. But BUZZ FEED now reports that in a 2002 interview, Donald Trump said he supported an Iraq invasion.

In the interview, which took place on Sept. 11, 2002, Howard Stern asked Trump directly if he was for invading Iraq.

“Yeah I guess so,” Trump responded. “I wish the first time it was done correctly.”

Trump has repeatedly claimed that he was against the Iraq War before it began, despite no evidence of him publicly stating this position. On Meet the Press, Trump said there weren’t many articles about his opposition because he wasn’t a politician at the time.

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