13 Apr '17, 7pm

DETAILS: 'What I do is authorize my #military,' - #Trump on #MOAB bomb deployment

DETAILS: 'What I do is authorize my #military,' - #Trump on #MOAB bomb deployment

Trump skirted a reporter's question concerning whether Trump himself authorized the strike. He pivoted by saying, "everybody knows what happened." He followed up by stating that "what I do is authorize my military." The GRU-43/B is a conventional warhead weighing 22,600 pounds (10,300 kg) designed during the Iraq War. Trump said he was "very, very proud of the military" for it's "successful event." © Photo: U.S. Department of Defense Pentagon Drops 'Mother of All Bombs' in Afghanistan for First Time Ever "We have given them total authorization…that's why they've been so successful lately," Trump added. "If you look at what's happened over the last eight weeks versus what's happened over the last eight years," he continued, "you'll see there's a tremendous difference." He concluded by saying "we have incredible leaders in the military, and we have an incredible military, an...

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