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Donald Trump insists he never backed the Iraq war. But did he?

Donald Trump insists he never backed the Iraq war. But did he?

One of the longest-running debates between Donald Trump and fact-checkers in the race is this: Did he support the war in Iraq? In Monday’s debate, he held firm.

“I did not support the war in Iraq,” he said after Clinton raised the issue. Moderator Lester Holt weighed in, saying the record showed otherwise.

In the run-up to the war, Trump told shock-jock Howard Stern that he supported the invasion. 

“Yeah, I guess so,” Trump responded, when asked in September 2002 whether...

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