US President Donald Trump reported insulted US Marines who died in World War I. Photo: EPA-EFEUS President Donald Trump reported insulted US Marines who died in World War I. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump reported insulted US Marines who died in World War I. Photo: EPA-EFE

Pentagon chief defends Trump after he reportedly insulted dead US troops

  • Mark Esper said the president has ‘the highest respect’ for American troops after a magazine report said he had insulted fallen US military personnel buried in Europe
  • Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said that, if true, the comments were ‘deplorable’

Topic |   Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump reported insulted US Marines who died in World War I. Photo: EPA-EFEUS President Donald Trump reported insulted US Marines who died in World War I. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump reported insulted US Marines who died in World War I. Photo: EPA-EFE
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