Donald Trump Told Reporters That We'd Be At War With North Korea If Not For Him

Type: ExaggerationsSep 26 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Obama AdministrationAbout: North Korea & Wars & Conflicts
After President Trump met with the United Nations for three days in New York City, he held a news conference. While addressing the reporters, Trump made an unsubstantiated claim that Obama was ready to go to war with North Korea, and if he hadn't been elected, "you would have had a war and you would have lost millions, not thousands."

Main Source: cnn.com

Quote | He said if he hadn't been elected, the U.S. would be at war with North Korea.

"You were going to have a war -- if I wasn’t elected, you’d be in a war. And President Obama essentially said the same thing; he was ready to go to war. You would have had a war and you would have lost millions, not thousands, you would have lost millions of people," Trump said at a news conference in New York.

Targeted by Trump