14 January 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said his administration has been 'totally consistent' on the intelligence behind the killing of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani.
U.S. PRESIDENT, DONALD TRUMP said I think it's been totally consistent. But here's what's been consistent. We killed Soleimani, the number one terrorist in the world by every account, bad person, killed a lot of Americans, killed a lot of people. We killed him. And when the Democrats try and defend him, it's a disgrace to our country. They can't do that. And let me tell you, it's not working politically very well for them. So we killed the number one terrorist in the world Soleimani. And it should have been done 20 years ago.
Since confirming Soleimani was killed by a U.S. air strike in Baghdad, administration officials have said they acted because of an imminent risk of attacks on American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region.
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