Trump Called Manchester Terrorists 'Evil Losers'

US President Donald Trump visits the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II, on May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Called Manchester Terrorists 'Evil Losers'

Some applauded the POTUS's word choice while others felt it wasn't strong enough.

Published May 23, 2017

  1. After the terrible attack at the Manchester Ariana Grande concert, Trump offered his condolences to the victims and called the bombers 'evil losers'

    "We stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom. So many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives murdered by evil losers in life. I won’t call them monsters because they would like that term. They would think that’s a great name. I will call them, from now on, losers, because that’s what they are. They are losers. And we will have more of them. But they are losers, just remember that," Trump said at a joint press conference with President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

  2. Trump's refusal to play into the attackers fear mongering and his decision to reduce them to losers received praise from many (some unwillingly so)
  3. However, others felt the language was too childish for an address after such a horrendous attack

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)


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