Virginia veterans speak against Trump’s views on vets

Posted at 9:48 AM, Jul 11, 2016
Veteran outside Trump's speech in Virginia Beach - July 11, 2016.

Veteran outside Trump’s speech in Virginia Beach – July 11, 2016.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Ahead of Donald Trump's speech in Virginia Beach Tuesday, veterans who support Hillary Clinton spoke about Trump's views on vets.

According to the group, "Trump has fraudulently touted his support for men and women in uniform while lying about donating money to veterans groups, insulting prisoners of war, signaling he wants to privatize the VA, and leading companies that have fired employees because of their military service, while continually praising Saddam Hussein."

Colonel Dave Belote, Brigadier General David McGinnis, and Navy veteran Linwood Fisher were among the Virginia veterans who participated in the event.

Several veterans stayed outside of the Trump event protesting. They were joined outside by Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter activists.

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