Controversy as Donald Rumsfeld says a ‘trained ape’ would manage the troop withdrawal in Afghanistan better than Obama

Donald Rumsfeld

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has said that “a trained ape” could do a better job managing American interests in Afghanistan than President Obama.

The retired Republican made the insult while doing a phone-in interview for Greta Van Susteren’s Fox News show on Tuesday.

He argued that the President made a serious error by failing to negotiate a status forces agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Van Sustern appeared to be caught slightly off guard as a result of the comment, and she quickly ended the interview as soon as Rumsfeld finished his thought…