In trying to defend (we think) his abandonment of the Kurds in northern Syria, Donald Trump said the middle eastern ethnic group didn’t help the United States in World War II.

They didn’t help us in the Second World War, they didn’t help us with Normandy.” – Donald Trump

Trump is borrowing his material. The quote appears to come from a column by Kurt Schlichter, a frequent contributor on Fox.

Trump ended with, “with all that being said, we like the Kurds.”