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AP FACT CHECK: Trump book didn't foreshadow bin Laden attack

Nov 20, 2018 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - In an echo of his campaign rhetoric, President Donald Trump is back to portraying himself as the Paul Revere of the terrorism age - the one who told the country Osama bin Laden was coming. There was less to his foreshadowing than he states.

Trump's tweet about bin Laden on Monday has some truth to it: "I pointed him out in my book just BEFORE the attack on the World Trade Center."

But the book, with only a passing mention of bin Laden, did not do more than point to ...