WATCH: Jayapal Says Trump “Recklessly Assassinated” Soleimani, and no “Imminent Threat” Existed

Co-chair of the progressive caucus Pramila Jayapal accused President Trump of recklessly assassinating Qassem Soleimani, claiming “there was no raw evidence presented that there was an imminent threat” during a classified congressional briefing.

Rep. Pramila Jayapal:

President Trump recklessly assassinated Qasem Soleimani. He had no evidence of an imminent threat or attack, and we say that coming from a classified briefing where again, there was no raw evidence presented that there was an imminent threat:

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Rep. Jody Hice, who attended the briefing (R-GA) wrote:

Just left a classified briefing on the mission to eliminate Soleimani & our response to Iran’s missile attack.

It’s plain as day that @realDonaldTrump did what was necessary to protect American lives.

I’ve never been more proud of @POTUS, and I’m grateful for his leadership.

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During the same briefing, Ilhan Omar is took heat from conservatives Wednesday for claiming she’s been “stricken with PTSD” when hearing conversations around war at a Press conference.

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“And I think every time I hear about — I hear of conversations around war, I find myself being stricken with PTSD.” Omar said “And I find peace knowing that I serve with great advocates for peace and people who have shown courage against war”

Rep. Jim Banks blasted Omar, calling her a “disgrace” and “offensive to our nation’s veterans.”

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Omar was also blasted for laughing and apparently joking around while her colleague Sheila Jackson Lee discussed U.S. casualties.

This article first appeared on TheConservativeOpinion.com 

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