Retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey didn’t mince words when he said National Security Adviser Susan Rice lied about former Taliban captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl during a TV appearance.
A report on Mediaite.com quoted Rice on ABC’s “This Week” program. “Sgt. Bergdahl wasn’t simply a hostage; he was an American prisoner of war captured on the battlefield,” she stated. “He served the United States with honor and distinction … This is such a joyous day.”
On Tuesday, McCaffrey disagreed with that claim and said there is a growing backlash against the White House decision to trade Bergdahl for five Taliban members.[…]