Trump backtracks on claim that Beirut explosion was attack

Published on August 6, 2020 - Duration: 01:19s

Trump backtracks on claim that Beirut explosion was attack

US President Donald Trump has backtracked on comments he made claiming theexplosion that killed more than a hundred people in Beirut, injuring thousandsmore, was an attack.

He told White House reporters the deadly event could havebeen an accident.


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