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Donald Trump said it was a “shame” for Joe Biden to take a look at his watch while paying tribute to the 13 US servicemen who were killed in Afghanistan.

The one-term president joined right-wing criticism of his successor, who glanced at his wrist during the ceremony in Dover, Delaware, as the remains of the dead arrived in the United States.

“When he did that yesterday, it was, it was a shame. I think the best thing he can do is apologize to the American people and apologize to the world, ”Mr. Trump said in an interview with Fox Business’s Varney & Cie.

And Mr Trump, who has been criticized on several occasions for his often controversial interactions with the military, added: “When he continued to look at his watch yesterday in Dover with the parents and spouses of those who were killed, the Marines and the Navy sailor who were killed, and he’s looking at his watch, like, ‘Get the hell out of here. I wanna go home, get me out. I wanna go home . ‘

“I mean how many times has he looked at his watch?” “

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Fox News’ Brett Baier pointed out that Mr Biden wears his late son Beau’s rosary on his left wrist above his watch, and supporters have suggested that is what the president is looking for.

Baier addressed the issue when he was attacked on social media for bringing it up.

“Like I said – it wasn’t a cover – that’s what several Biden supporters pointed out to me – but I also made it clear that the picture – whether it’s the Beau’s rosary or the watch – was extremely painful and disrespectful to the families there at the time. Sorry you missed that – Thank you, “he tweeted.

Mr Trump joined other conservative politicians in attacking Mr Biden in the wake of the chaotic evacuation from Afghanistan, which saw a bombing by Isis-K kill 13 US servicemen – thus than dozens of Afghans – as they looked after the security of Kabul International Airport.

“Many of us remember Pres Bush 41 checking his watch in a debate and how horrible it looked (even though we all felt the same about that debate.) But c ‘is shocking and will be remembered, “tweeted former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.

And the former White House doctor, Rep. Ronny Jackson, added, “Apparently our Commander-in-Chief has better things to do than honor the 13 fallen servicemen in his custody?

“I’m disgusted! God bless these heroes and their loved ones. They deserved better.


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