Trump seemed unaware of the storm of controversy his new claim generated overnight.
‘Why? Is there something wrong with saying that?’ he asked the financial news network’s hosts. ‘Why? are people complaining that I said he was the founder of ISIS?’
‘I’m a truth-teller,’ he added. ‘All I do is tell the truth, and if at the end of 90 days I’ve fallen short … it’s okay. You know, I go back to a very good way of life. It’s not what I’m looking to do. I think we’re going to have a victory, but we’ll see.’