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Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:06 PM

Lindsey Graham and Mick Mulvaney begged Trump not to kill Iran's top general

'This is over the top': Lindsey Graham and Mick Mulvaney begged Trump not to kill Iran's top general, but 4 days later he did it anyway, according to Woodward's new book

Two of President Donald Trump's top advisers desperately tried to stop him from ordering the assassination of Iran's highest-ranking military official, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in the days leading up to the strike on January 3, according to the veteran journalist Bob Woodward's upcoming book, "Rage."

Insider obtained an early copy of the book, which is set to be released next Tuesday.

Woodward reported that on December 30, Trump told South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, "I'm thinking of hitting Soleimani," the leader of Iran's hardline paramilitary force that supports militants that attack US troops.

Trump and Graham were playing golf at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, when Trump floated the idea.

https://www.businessinsider.com/lindsey-graham-mick-mulvaney-begged-trump-not-kill-soleimani-woodward-2020-9

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Suburban Warrior Sep 11 OP
Claustrum Sep 11 #1
moonscape Sep 11 #5
BigmanPigman Sep 11 #2
Turbineguy Sep 11 #3
demtenjeep Sep 11 #4

Response to Suburban Warrior (Original post)

Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:12 PM

1. Why are they talking about a national security issue out on the golf course?

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Response to Claustrum (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:58 PM

5. For the same reason he talks about them

in the Oval Office with Russians. Or with reporters. Or with anyone pretty much who will listen.

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Response to Suburban Warrior (Original post)

Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:13 PM

2. Hannity or Carlson probably told him to do it though.

They are his unofficial advisors.

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Response to Suburban Warrior (Original post)

Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:45 PM

3. If Mulvaney was against it

you know its a dumb idea.

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Response to Suburban Warrior (Original post)

Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:46 PM

4. ms lindsey has a lot of "splaining to do

oh and yea he is still a kook

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