‘Make it 21’: On-the-record denials pile up against Atlantic report claiming Trump insulted soldiers

BLACKJACK!!! lulz… The Left Anon isn’t working as well as the Right Anon…

Washington Examiner by Daniel Chaitin

Less than a week after the Atlantic published an anonymously sourced report claiming President Trump disparaged fallen U.S. soldiers and wounded veterans, the list of on-the-record denials has spiked.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany made an appearance on Fox News in the morning on Tuesday and said she knows of 19 on-the-record sources who have denied the story by Jeffrey Goldberg, the editor-in-chief of the Atlantic.

“More than a dozen of which have first-hand accounts have dismissed this. Said it is fundamentally untrue,” she added.

Two more on-the-record denials have since been shared on Twitter, including by Nick Ayers, who served as chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence from 2017 to 2019.

Moments later, Brian Morgenstern, the deputy communications director and deputy press secretary at the White House, shared what he said was the 21st denial from retired Maj. Gen. William Matz, who said he was the host of the event “discussed by the false and despicable” article in the Atlantic.

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