WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false statements to cheering troops

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false statements to cheering troops

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump made false statements to U.S. troops in his first visit to service members in a conflict zone, misrepresenting what he’s done for them on pay. Also over the past week, the commander in chief offered a bewildering assertion about progress with his proposed border wall at the heart of the partial government shutdown and twisted facts surrounding the Iran nuclear deal.

A look at some of his statements and the reality behind them:
MILITARY PAY

TRUMP: “You just got one of the biggest pay raises you ever received.

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