“Very brave men said goodby to their kids to go kill Osama bin Laden. We were given the order by President Obama. It was not a body double,” O’Neill wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.
Trump earlier on Tuesday retweeted an account linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory that promoted the unfounded allegation that bin Laden still lives.
The account has since been suspended, but Trump on Wednesday also retweeted a video pushing baseless claims about bin Laden’s death.