Type: Lacks Basic Understanding of ThingsMay 01 2017 Severity: About: American Civil War
In an interview with Washington Examiner's Salena Zito on Sirius radio, Donald Trump shares his thoughts on the Civil War. After citing that Andrew Jackson, who died more than a decade before the war started, was angry about what was going on, Trump questioned the need for the war at all: “People don’t realize, you know, the Civil War, you think about it: Why? People don’t ask that question, but why was there the Civil War? Why could that one not be worked out?”.