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Trump’s attack on former UT System chancellor who led bin Laden raid escalates a war of words

President Trump derided Bill McRaven, who recently left his post as chancellor of the University of Texas, as a “Hillary Clinton fan” and an “Obama backer” before suggesting that the four-star admiral should have caught Osama bin Laden faster.

By Paul Sonne and Philip Rucker, The Washington Post
UT System Chancellor William McRaven makes a point during discussion at the July 13, 2017 retreat of the UT Board of Regents at a west Austin hotel.  No discussion of McRaven's more than 2 1/2-year tenure as chancellor was considered in the open session. 

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