Union Veterans Council Fires Back at Donald Trump for Saying Veterans with PTSD Are 'Weak'

October 4, 2016 Monika Greenhow

Will Fischer, the executive director of the Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO, had some strong words for Donald Trump after he said veterans with PTSD are "weak":

“Trump’s comments about veterans with PTSD reveal his total disdain for veterans and military families and highlight just how disconnected he is with our community. Calling combat veterans weak is mighty bold coming from someone who's kept awake at night over a mean tweet and who leveraged a minor injury and family privilege to dodge service during Vietnam.

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