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Trump Falsely Brags To Troops He Secured Military's First Pay Raise In A Decade

President Donald Trump bragged to army personnel at the Al Asad air base in Iraq that he had secured the military a fictional "big pay raise" of 10%. He also stated incorrectly that he had authorized the first military pay increase in a decade. The military has, in fact, received a pay raise every year for three decades. It was raised 2.4% in 2018 and will now rise by another 2.6% in 2019.