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U.S. attorney general: killing Soleimani 'legitimate,' Trump had authority

Reuters Monday, 13 January 2020
President Donald Trump clearly had authority to kill Qassem Soleimani, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday, adding that the White House consulted with his department before the strike on the Iranian commander.
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News video: Soleimani Strike Was Authorized by Trump in June 2019

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New details have revealed that . the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was authorized by Donald Trump nearly seven months ago.

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