Mike Hager, an Iraq war contractor who claimed President Donald Trump’s travel ban caused his mother’s death has been exposed as a liar. Hager’s mother actually died 5 days before the ban was implemented.
Imam Husham Al-Hussainy, the head of the Karbalaa Islamic Educational Center in Dearborn, Mich. confirmed to reporters that Hager‘s mother died five days before Trump issued the controversial executive order.
Al-Hussainy confirmed Hager’s 75-year-old mother had been treated in Detroit, where she lived, for kidney disease before traveling to Iraq to visit family. Hager fled his native Iraq during the Gulf War and lived as a refugee for four years before finally moving to the U.S. and gaining American citizenship. Continue reading