The Daily Beast reports:
In the five days prior to launching a strike that killed Iran’s most important military leader, Donald Trump roamed the halls of Mar-a-Lago, his private resort in Florida, and started dropping hints to close associates and club-goers that something huge was coming.
According to three people who’ve been at the president’s Palm Beach club over the past several days, Trump began telling friends and allies hanging at his perennial vacation getaway that he was working on a “big” response to the Iranian regime that they would be hearing or reading about very “soon.”
Trump’s gossipy whispers regarding a “big” response in Iraq foreshadowed what was to come. Those Mar-a-Lago guests received more warning about Thursday’s attack than Senate staff did, and about as much clarity.
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