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Veterans group won’t take Trump fundraiser donations

The head of an Iraq and Afghanistan veterans group says they will decline donations from the fundraising event Donald Trump plans to hold Thursday night as he sits out the Republican primary debate.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America founder Paul Rieckhoff said on Twitter Wednesday that his group had not heard from the Trump campaign and did not know which organizations would be involved in the veterans event.

He then tweeted:

Rieckhoff’s criticism wasn’t reserved only for Trump. He had a similar message for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz after a super PAC supporting the presidential candidate offered to donate $1.5 million to veterans if Trump accepts a one-on-one debate challenge.



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2 Responses to "Veterans group won’t take Trump fundraiser donations"

  1. treefrog  January 29, 2016 at 3:50 pm

    Get over yourselves. Funds for the needy can come from any source, all that is required is to keep a critical perspective and not be bought by, or endorse, the ungodly.

  2. drbhelthi  January 28, 2016 at 6:11 pm

    Trump seems to fear that Megyn Kelly will tease out some information that he does not want revealed. Since his billions were obtained by riding on Judaism´s railroad, is he fearful that this info will be revealed ?

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