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President Trump and Mitch McConnell Respond to the Killing of Iran’s Qasem Soleimani

April 28, 2020 19:53 PM UTC
- Updated April 28, 2020 19:54 PM UTC

"We took action to stop a war. We did not take action to start a war,” Trump explains.

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As president, my highest and most solemn duty is the defense of our nation and its citizens. Last night at my direction, the United States military successfully executed a flawless precision strike that killed the number one terrorist anywhere in the world, Qasem Soleimani. Soleimani was plotting i...

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