Story highlights American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won “I totally changed rules of engagement,” Trump said Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump took credit for the fact that ISIS is in retreat during an interview Tuesday, claiming that ISIS wasn’t on the run before because “you didn’t have Trump as your president.” The comment comes as US-backed forces fighting ISIS in Raqqa said “major military operations” in the city have ended and that the jihadists have lost control of their self-declared capital. American officials have not yet formally announced that the fight is won, but the development marks a significant moment for the war on ISIS. “I totally changed rules of engagement. I totally changed our military, I totally changed the attitudes of the military and they have done a fantastic job,” Trump said on “The Chris Plante Show.” “ISIS is now giving up, they are giving up, there are raising their hands, they are walking off. Nobody has ever seen that before.” When Plante asked why that hadn’t happened before, Trump took the bait. Read More “Because you didn’t have Trump as your president,” he said. “It was a big difference, there was a big,… Read full this story
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