SOLDIERS ON TRUMP’S SPEECH: Honoring fallen SEAL was to ‘score political points,’ while others say it was ‘sincere’

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While some pundits have praised President Donald Trump’s recent speech to a joint session of Congress, in which he mentioned the death of Navy SEAL Chief William “Ryan” Owens, others have criticised Trump for using Owens’ wife Carryn as a “political prop.”

“Ryan’s legacy is etched into eternity,” Trump said on Tuesday, as cameras captured Carryn tearing up and mouthing the words, “I love you,” while looking up to the heavens.

It was perhaps the most emotional moment of Trump’s speech, and yet, also one of the most controversial, as a tweet from Brandon Friedman, a former Army officer who now runs a strategic communications firm, made clear.

SOLDIERS ON TRUMP’S SPEECH: Honouring fallen SEAL was to ‘score political points,’ while others say it was ‘sincere’ – Read at Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/veterans-trump-fallen-navy-seal-speech-2017-3?&platform=bi-androidapp

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