Trump Mocked For Repeatedly Botching Name Of ISIS Offshoot In Fox News Ramble – Yahoo News

Donald Trump is still struggling with names.

In a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity on Thursday, the former president claimed he’d “knocked out 100% of the ISIS caliphate” but that a “new ISIS” had formed: “ISIS-X.”

The group operating in Afghanistan, which claimed responsibility for Thursday’s deadly attack in Kabul, is actually ISIS-K, which stands for Islamic State Khorasan.

“Khorasan” is a historical term for Afghanistan and the surrounding region.   

Trump eventually got the name right. As is his tendency, however, he didn’t admit he botched it, only that he was predicting the future.

“They’ll have an ISIS-X pretty soon, which is gonna be worse than ISIS-K,” he told Hannity.

Critics on Twitter called him out for it:

This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.

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Trump Mocked For Repeatedly Botching Name Of ISIS Offshoot In Fox News Ramble – Yahoo News

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