Trump comments in Mar-a-Lago

  • "We caught him in the act and eliminated him"
  • Attacks on US targets in Iraq and assault on US embassy in Baghdad were carried out has his direction
  • What we did yesterday should have been done long ago
  • We took action to stop a war, we did not take action to start a war
  • We do not seek regime change

Trump didn't take questions after the statement.

Former Trump official and uber-hawk John Bolton tweeted earlier today that he wanted regime change.

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