The Commander in Chief addressed the nation Sunday morning where he announced the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and described him as dying in a vicious and violent way, blowing himself up with his own vest, as a coward, running and crying. “He died like a dog, he died like a coward, … whimpering and screaming– in a dead-end tunnel,” President Trump expressed.
The ISIS leader’s death came in a successful U.S. military operation in northwest Syria Saturday night that took roughly two hours. The Islamic State leader detonated an explosive vest as U.S. Special Operations Forces stormed his compound in the Idlib Province, as reported by Fox News.
Despite criticism that Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) has previously shown toward President Donald Trump, the Utah Senator stepped up to express his gratitude toward the Commander in Chief for Baghdadi’s death.
Sen. Romney took to Twitter on Sunday and wrote, “Al Baghdadi spread ‘fire and brimstone’ on earth; now he feels it for himself in hell.”
“To all who arranged his change of venue—the intel officers, the President, the warriors—thank you,” the Utah senator added.
Last week, Romney confirmed he a shadow Twitter account with the handle @qaws9876, and the name Pierre Delecto, to “keep tabs on the political conversation.” On Sunday, Romney thanked the President on Twitter using his account “Mitt Romney”. (Continued Below)
Sen. Mitt Romney’s official tweet:
Al Baghdadi spread “fire and brimstone” on earth; now he feels it for himself in hell. To all who arranged his change of venue—the intel officers, the President, the warriors—thank you.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) October 27, 2019
Dan Scavino, assistant to the President and social media director, tweeted a picture of the Commander in Chief, who was joined by VP Mike Pence, National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien, left; Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Army General Mark A. Milley, and Brig. Gen. Marcus Evans, Deputy Director for Special Operations on the Joint Staff at right.
The picture was taken on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in the Situation Room of the White House while monitoring developments as U.S. Special Operations forces closed in on notorious ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s compound in Syria with a mission to kill or capture the terrorist.
— Dan Scavino Jr.🇺🇸 (@Scavino45) October 27, 2019
President Trump confirms ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a US special ops raid in Syria; full remarks: