Former President Donald Trump criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a speech on Wednesday, accusing the Israeli leader of not helping the U.S. assassinate Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.
The comments came as Israel is retaliating against Hamas, which launched an unprecedented series of terrorist attacks that killed more than 1,100 people…..CONTINUE READING HERE
Trump ordered Soleimani’s assassination via a drone strike on Jan. 3, 2020, near Baghdad International Airport in Iraq. Speaking in West Palm Beach, Florida on Wednesday, Trump said Netanyahu was no help in that effort, but that afterward he tried to take credit for it:
I’ll never forget that Bibi Netanyahu let us down. That was a very terrible thing. I will say that. And so, when I see sometimes the intelligence– you talk about the intelligence or you talk about some of the things that went wrong over the last week, they’ve gotta straighten it out because they’re fighting – potentially – a very big force, potentially Iran. And when they have people saying the wrong things, everything they say is being digested by these people because they’re vicious and they’re smart, and boy are they vicious ’cause nobody’s ever seen the kind of sight that we’ve seen. Nobody’s ever seen it. But they cannot play games.
So, we were disappointed by that. Very disappointed, but we did the job ourself, but it was absolute precision, magnificent, beautiful job. And then Bibi tried to take credit for it. That didn’t make me feel too good, but that’s all right. So, they gotta strengthen themselves up.
The speech wasn’t the only venue where Trump hit Netanyahu on Wednesday. Shortly before those remarks, Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade teased an interview with the former president that is set to air on Kilmeade’s radio show on Thursday.
“He has been hurt very badly because of what’s happened here,” Trump said of Netanyahu. “He was not prepared. He was not prepared and Israel was not prepared. And under Trump, they wouldn’t have had to be prepared.”
He added, “That was not a good thing for him or for anybody…..CONTINUE READING HERE
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