US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is going back and forth on his statement that President Barack Obama and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton “founded” the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group in the Middle East.
Daesh terrorists, many of whom were initially trained by the CIA in Jordan in 2012 to destabilize the Syrian government, control parts of Iraq and Syria. They have been engaged in crimes against humanity in areas under their control.
On Wednesday, Trump said Obama is the founder of Daesh. “I would say the co-founder would be ‘Crooked’ Hillary Clinton,” he added.
On Thursday, Trump accused the Obama administration of not providing security to Americans from Daesh terrorists.
“Our government isn’t giving us good protection. Our government has unleashed ISIS,” he said, using an alternative acronym for the terrorist group.
“I call President Obama and Hillary Clinton the founders of ISIS. They’re the founders. In…