"Pakistan suffered 75,000 casualties in this war and over $123 billion was lost", he added, of which "US "aid" was a miniscule $20bn", the premier said. "You know, living - think of this - living in Pakistan, beautifully in Pakistan", said Trump, who took a medical deferment for a bone spur to get out of serving during the Vietnam War.
Trump earlier in 2018 wrote on Twitter that the "United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools". "I ended it because they don't do anything for us, they don't do a damn thing for us", he added.
Trump also plans to visit the USA troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan for the first time.
Trump's critique of the former commander of U.S. Special Operations Command and Navy SEAL Team 6 came in response to questions from Fox host Chris Wallace on Trump's frequent criticisms of "fake news" and what he regards as slanted media coverage of the White House. The war drastically impacted lives of ordinary Pakistanis, " before asking, "Pak continues to provide free lines of ground & air communications (GLOCs/ALOCs).
President Trump boasted on Monday that he "pointed" out Osama bin Laden before the 2001 World Trade Center attacks in one of his books and chided former President Bill Clinton that he "famously missed his shot" at killing the terrorist leader.
"We no longer pay Pakistan the $Billions because they would take our money and do nothing for us, Bin Laden being a prime example, Afghanistan being another", the United States president said in a series of tweets.
The United States President, Donald Trump in an interview to an American news channel on Sunday (November 18) defended the administration's decision to halt "Pakistan's aid" and alleged that Pakistan had done nothing for the United States of America.
USA commandos killed bin Laden in a May 2011 raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where he had been living in seclusion in a house near a well-known military academy.
Hertling, also a frequent Trump critic, said Trump's words "are an attempt to further divide the country and politicize the military".
A recent study by Brown University estimated that more than 23,000 Pakistani civilians and almost 9,000 security forces have been killed in the War on Terror since the 9/11 attacks in September 2001.
In an interview on CNN Sunday, retired Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling characterized McRaven as an "unbelievable patriot" and a "true servant" of the Constitution.
Shireen Mazari, Pakistan's human rights minister, later accused Mr Trump of suffering "conveniently from perpetual historic amnesia".
Trump also suggested that the four-star admiral, who recently left his post as chancellor of the University of Texas amid a battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, should have caught bin Laden faster.