On May 2, 2011, President Barack Obama announced that US forces had found and killed the elusive Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a raid on a site in Pakistan, ten years after bin Laden was the terrorist Attacks on the US Accused of Sept. 11
On October 27, 2019, President Donald Trump announced that a US operation was killing the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shadowy leader of the Islamic State Group (commonly known as ISIS During a press conference announcing the death of al-Baghdadi, Trump noted that it was an even greater achievement than the bin Laden murder: "This may be the case greatest achievement we've ever captured, "And" this is the biggest there is. This is the worst thing ever. Osama bin Laden was great, but Osama bin Laden became big with the World Trade Center. This is a man who has built a whole, what he would call a land.
During the press conference, Trump also referred to the allegation that he had issued a warning before September 1
All these verbal arguments prompted some Trump critics to point out that by the time the US forces finally knocked Osama bin Laden to the ground in 2012, Trump had declared that President Obama deserved no congratulations. because it was "Navy SEALS [who] killed bin Laden" and not Obama himself. This critique again raised questions as to whether Trump critics rightly claimed that Trump really did say that.
In short, the answer to these questions is yes, Donald Trump said something like that. Already on October 23, 2012 – just two weeks before President Obama's re-election to a second term – Trump tweeted the imperative: "Stop congratulating Obama for killing Bin Laden. The Navy Seals have killed bin Laden ":
Stop complimenting Obama on the murder of Bin Laden. The Navy Seals have killed Bin Laden. #debate
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 23, 2012
Why do not we ask the Navy SEALs who killed bin Laden? They do not seem happy that Obama is taking credit. All he has done is to say OK.
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 22, 2012
In November 2018, Trump also responded to criticism of him by Adm. William McRaven retired and asked, "Would not it not be nice if we got Osama bin Laden much earlier, would not it have been nice? "