U.S. troops were discouraged from applying for Purple Heart medals after their base was attacked by Iranian rockets in 2020, lest they “undercut” the former commander in chief. That’s because the ex-presiden refused to acknowledge any Americans were hurt in the attack. That was a lie. Many were wounded, with more than 100 suffering the effects of TBI, traumatic brain injury. USA Today is reporting, and Rachel Maddow explains, why more victims of the attack will soon be awarded the military honor. Watch above.
'I don't consider them serious injuries': Former President Trump's insult to wounded troops to be remedied https://t.co/HASNDX4rdc
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