Donald Trump Says He’ll ‘Never Forgive’ Obama: ‘What He Did To Our Military Made This Country Very Unsafe For You’

President Donald Trump said during a Friday morning press conference he would “never forgive” his predecessor, Barack Obama, “for what he did to our military.” Trump claimed the former president made the United States “very unsafe” for Americans.

Trump brought the topic up out of the blue in response to a reporter’s question about former first lady Michelle Obama’s new book, which is very critical of him.

“Oh, Michelle Obama said that? I haven’t seen it. I guess she wrote a book, she got paid a lot of money to write a book, and they always insist that you come up with controversial–”  

He went on, “Well, I'll give you some controversy back. I'll never forgive him [Barack Obama] for what he did to our United States military by not funding it properly. It was depleted. Everything was old and tired, and I came in and I had to fix it, and I am in the process of spending tremendous amounts of money.”

Trump continued: “So I’ll never forgive him for what he did to our military. I’ll never forgive him for what he did in many other ways, which I’ll talk to you about in the future.”

The president reiterated his point again before taking the next question.

“What he did to our military made this country very unsafe for you and you and you,” Trump said, pointing at reporters.

11_09_18_TrumpForgive President Donald Trump speaks to the press before departing the White House for Paris on November 9. Trump said he would never forgive Barack Obama for his handling of the U.S. military. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

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