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Is Donald Trump a coward?

Donald Trump's medical exemption from the draft during Vietnam has long been a point of contention. Trump has frequently touted his superior health while maintaining that bone spurs in his feet prevented him from serving during the war. During a recent interview with Piers Morgan, Trump said he didn't participate in the war because he "was not a fan" of the Vietnam conflict. His remarks, made just days before the anniversary of D-Day, have drawn the ire of many veterans, including Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who called the president a coward. What do you think?

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During an extensive interview with Piers Morgan, Trump said he did not serve during Vietnam because he was "not a fan" of the war. 

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Morgan then gave the president the opportunity to explain himself further.

“Would you like to have served generally, perhaps in another…” Morgan asked.
“I would not have minded that at all, I would have been honored, but I think I make for it right now,” Trump said. “Look, $700 billion I gave last year, and this year $716 billion. And I think I’m making up for rapidly, because we’re rebuilding our military at a level that it’s never seen before.”
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New information indicates that Trump's diagnoses of bone spurs in his feet may not have been legitimate. According to the New York Times, two women say their father, a podiatrist, gave Trump the diagnoses as a favor to his father. 
The podiatrist, Dr. Larry Braunstein, died in 2007. But his daughters say their father often told the story of coming to the aid of a young Mr. Trump during the Vietnam War as a favor to his father.
“I know it was a favor,” said one daughter, Dr. Elysa Braunstein, 56, who along with her sister, Sharon Kessel, 53, shared the family’s account for the first time publicly when contacted by The New York Times.
Mr. Trump had been declared available for service two years earlier and undergone a physical exam, Selective Service records show. That exam did not result in a medical exemption, but he did receive an education deferment. When officials again declared him available for service in July 1968, he had exhausted four education deferments and finished school, so it was the medical exemption that kept him from being eligible.
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Former U.S. Army lieutenant colonel and Iraq War veteran, Senator Tammy Duckworth, took umbrage with Trump's statements, tweeting:

@realDonaldTrump got his deferments for the wrong thing. They shouldn't have been for his disappearing, imaginary bone spurs—they should have been for that yellow streak down his back. At least that would have been a real condition.  

When asked to clarify her statements on CNN, Duckworth said unequivocally: 

He is a coward.
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