Hours after a driver rammed a van into a crowded Barcelona thoroughfare, killing 13 in an attack ISIS claimed credit for, President Trump tweeted:
Study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists when caught. There was no more Radical Islamic Terror for 35 years!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, 2017
The tweet echoes comments President Trump made on the campaign trail in February 2016 about a conflict over a century ago.
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