Trump intervenes in case of Navy Seal charged in stabbing of Isis prisoner

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  • Edward Gallagher also accused of shooting unarmed civilians
  • President cites Fox & Friends, says prisoner will be moved

Donald Trump cited the Fox & Friends TV show on Saturday as he announced his intervention in the case of a US Navy Seal charged with murder in the stabbing of a teenage Islamic State fighter taken prisoner in Iraq.

Special operations chief Edward Gallagher is accused of killing the teenager while he was under his care, then holding his re-enlistment ceremony with the corpse. Navy prosecutors also accuse Gallagher of shooting two civilians in Iraq and opening fire on crowds.

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