President Donald Trump on Sunday opened up on why the White House did not inform some key Democrats about the daring raid that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Gateway Pundit reports:
The United States military conducted a special operations raid targeting one of its most high-value targets, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), Newsweek reported late Saturday night.
President Trump deliberately left Congress in the dark about the raid of the ISIS leader’s compound on the northern Syria-Turkish border.
President Trump in a statement on Sunday morning told the press that Congressional leaders were not notified during the attack due to their constant leaks — including Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
It was also revealed that the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff (D-CA) received no notification or briefing on the Baghdadi operation.
Adam Schiff is a leaker and a liar so President Trump did the right thing by leaving him in the dark about the special operations raid.
President Trump once again asserted his power and showed Pelosi and Schiff that he is the Commander-in-Chief and can make decisions without their permission or input.
Trump keeping Schiff and Pelosi in the dark about the Baghdadi operation shows just how untrustworthy they are with classified information.
The golden decision by President Trump to throw Pelosi and Schiff in the dark didn’t go down well with top Democratic news outlets including CNN.
According to CNN:
The move to not make notable leaders aware goes against the usual tradition for such high-profile operations. The bipartisan praise for the US mission was undercut by criticism that the Trump administration did not inform congressional leaders about it ahead of time and came amid broader concerns about the strategy in the region after the US removed troops from Syria.
Trump said the administration did not brief lawmakers due to a fear that they would leak information to the news media that could cost American lives.