A scandal has erupted amid comments which were allegedly made by President Donald Trump where he called dead United States servicemen “losers” and suckers”, according to a bombshell Atlantic magazine article on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump attacked the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, Laurene Powell Jobs, due to her stake in The Atlantic, doubling down on an ongoing scandal that was first unveiled in the magazine in which he allegedly called US war soldiers and dead “losers” and “suckers”.
The tweet came in response to another post by Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk, who said that Powell Jobs, who owns part of The Atlantic magazine, was also a donor to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign.
According to Recode, the Apple founder’s widow was one of many Silicon Valley mega-donors who gave the former vice president’s campaign up to $620,600 – the maximum donation cap. She also contributed to former primary opponent Andrew Yang as well as other candidates.
Jobs’ Emerson Collective purchased a 70% stake in The Atlantic in 2017, Politico reports.
Trump responded furiously over the weekend to a story published in the magazine by Jeffrey Goldberg, first responding on Thursday night after his return from a Latrobe, Pennsylvania, rally to Joint Base Andrews.
Goldberg repeated anecdotes that include the president disparaging war dead and wounded veterans, describing a military cemetery as “full…