In a new interview published today, President Donald Trump defends and doubles down on many of the things that he repeated throughout the 2016 campaign and his presidency. Trump defended stating that Ted Cruz’s father was involved in the assassination of John F. Kennedy, saying it was “in a newspaper.”
The charge was first brought to the forefront by the National Enquirer. “I was referring to a newspaper. A Ted Cruz article referred to a newspaper story with, had a picture of Ted Cruz, his father, and Lee Harvey Oswald, having breakfast,” Trump said in an interview with Time, adding: “I’m just quoting the newspaper.”
In the interview, Trump also stood by his claims that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election, that U.S. Muslims were cheering on the 9/11 terror attacks, and that President Obama ordered a wiretap of Trump Tower. Read more at TIME MAGAZINE.