Donald Trump wrote:The Iraq war is a tremendous success from a military standpoint.
BuzzFeed News uncovered audio file of an interview Trump gave to the Howard Stern Show in September 2002, in which he expressed support for an invasion of Iraq. Are you for invading Iraq, Trump was asked:
Donald Trump wrote:Yeah, I guess so.
And Trump said this in an interview with Fox News one day into the invasion on March 21, 2003, the audio of which was obtained by BuzzFeed News:
Donald Trump wrote:Well, I think Wall Street’s waiting to see what happens but even before the fact they’re obviously taking it a little bit for granted and it looks like a tremendous success from a military standpoint and I think this is really nothing compared to what you’re gonna see after the war is over.
I think Wall Street’s just gonna go up like a rocket, even beyond, and it’s gonna continue and, you know, we have a strong and powerful country and let’s hope it all works out.
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