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Trump's blow-by-blow account of Soleimani killing 

Jan 19, 2020 14:02 IST

US President Donald Trump gave a minute-to-minute account of the US drone strikes that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in remarks to a Republican fund-raising dinner on Friday night. Although media was not allowed at the event, CNN obtained an audio clip of the speech. Trump said that the military told him "Sir, they have approximately one minute to live, sir. Thirty seconds." before the final boom. CNN also reported that Trump said Soleimani was "saying bad things about our country" before the strike, which led to his decision to authorize his killing.