Former West Point graduate says Trump was not ‘asked’ to be at graduation

Former West Point graduate says Trump was not ‘asked’ to be at graduation
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President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that he was asked by West Point to attend their graduation, which has been postponed due to the coronavirus crisis.

The New York Times reported that the cadets are being forced to come back for an event with Trump, but former senior Trump campaign adviser David Urban attacked it as “fake news.”

All of the claims were ones that were disputed by former West Point graduate and government relations chief for VoteVets, Will Goodwin.

“I’m a West Point graduate. Mr. President, they did NOT ask you to be there,” he tweeted Sunday. “You put your ego ahead of the safety of our future Army Officers. It’s just the latest example of you putting your own political interest ahead of our military readiness. You’re undeserving of the office.”

Many of the graduated cadets have already scattered across the country in an effort to help with the coronavirus crisis, reported the Times.

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