Trump faces backlash for questioning American Civil War
| Updated: May 02, 2017 12:23 IST
Washington D.C. (U.S.), May 2 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump Donald Trump has expressed confusion in an interview published on Monday as to why the civil war had taken place. He also claimed that President Andrew Jackson, who died 16 years before the war started, "was really angry" about the conflict.
Trump made his remarks in an interview with the Washington Examiner to mark his 100th day in office, which fell on Saturday. "It's a very intensive process," Trump told his interviewer of the presidency. "Really intense. I get up to bed late and I get up early," the Guardian reported. Trump is facing backlash, and a bit of confusion, over his latest comments about his hero Andrew Jackson and the American Civil War. The President's remarks quickly drew criticisms from historians, who claimed the remarks appeared to show Trump's deep misunderstanding of American history. His comments also drew the condemnation of his political opponents. (ANI)
President Andrew Jackson, who died 16 years before the Civil War started, saw it coming and was angry. Would never have let it happen!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 2, 2017