Donald Trump Defends Use Of ‘Mission Accomplished’ Phrase For Syria Strike

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase “mission accomplished” over the US-led missile strikes on Syrian targets after it was seized on by the media.

Donald Trump Defends Use Of 'Mission Accomplished' Phrase For Syria Strike

The phrase is associated with President George W. Bush, who used it in 2003 during the Iraq war but which dogged him for the rest of his presidency.
“The Syrian raid was so perfectly carried out, with such precision, that the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term ‘Mission Accomplished'” Trump said on Twitter. Must be a face-saving pantomime! Syria, Russia, and Iran are still in full control of the battle against terrorists/ rebels. Turkey is unilaterally trying to evict USA by attacking Kurd oilfields in S…

Donald Trump Defends Use Of 'Mission Accomplished' Phrase For Syria Strike

The Syrian raid was so perfectly carried out, with such precision, that the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term “Mission Accomplished.” I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great Military term, it should be brought back. Use often!

Donald Trump Defends Use Of 'Mission Accomplished' Phrase For Syria Strike

“I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great Military term, it should be brought back. Use often!” he said.

Donald Trump Defends Use Of 'Mission Accomplished' Phrase For Syria Strike

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Donald Trump Defends Use Of ‘Mission Accomplished’ Phrase For Syria Strike