Trump vs. Obama: Death of Terrorist Leaders

May 1, 2011: Obama announces bin Laden’s death October 27, 2019 : Trump announces Baghdadi’s death Two presidents, two styles.

The president's comments represented a stark departure from how he felt in 2012

A U.S. Special Forces operation led to the death of the Islamic State's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in Syria. In his announcement, President Donald Trump said al-Baghdadi "died like a dog" while detonating an explosive vest that killed himself and three children. Following the raid, the White House released a photo from inside the Situation Room. Two photos and they're quite noticeable in which each administration has handled counter terrorism.

One can get the impression that these are a bunch of professionals focused on a serious job of watching over a dangerous operation that would inevitably lead to death and that could go horribly wrong. For Trump, on the other hand, there is no distinction between the image of the job and the work itself. He promoted his own role in the al-Baghdadi raid, put himself on a pedestal compared with previous presidents, and, in the end, what should have been an announcement of the U.S.'s most significant counterterrorism victory in five years turned into another Trump show episode.

The Obama-era photo and speech, meanwhile during the Bin-Laden raid, strikes a significantly less formal tone while delivering the gravity of the moment. As the Associated Press reported, the 2011 photo depicts a packed room of advisers and reflects Obama's "interest in receiving a broad array of opinions." Osama bin Laden, the founder and first leader of the Islamist terrorist group, Al-Qaeda, was killed in Pakistan on May 2, 2011, by United States Navy SEALs of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group also known as SEAL Team Six. Obama is an object in the 2011 photo, while Trump is the subject of the 2019 photo. The president's comments represented a stark departure from how he felt in 2012. "Stop congratulating Obama for killing Bin Laden," he tweeted. "The Navy Seals killed Bin Laden."


10/28/2019 9:03 PMupdated: 10/29/2019 4:03 PM
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  • Frank V.
    10 hours

    An people call trump a president what a joke

  • Juni G.
    11 hours

    Obama the man ‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️

  • Leroy R.
    12 hours

    We're was Obama during Benghazi

  • Erika P.
    13 hours

    It's important that he said how he died, like a coward, running and whimpering etc.

  • Scotty E.
    13 hours

    Both are still alive now working for the c.i.a.

  • Chlarisa D.
    14 hours

    Say no more. Trump can't even compare. Impeach already.

  • Jeffrey B.
    15 hours

    Obama took out his compatition 😎 Trump killed a US threat! Don't care how he says it! The job got done! No dirt on Trump yet! But Obama is hiding behind Hillary's corrupt goons!

  • Eddy M.
    19 hours

    Address the domestic terrorist issue in schools

  • Mark S.
    20 hours

    President Trump you're the best to me Obama is a terrorist to our country

  • Eric G.
    21 hours

    Who's the old drunken guy that can barely speak?

  • Don M.
    a day

    Trump is a pedophile

  • Mathew P.
    a day

    Trump 2020

  • Michael B.
    a day

    Shout out to the 5g clones that commented 🤦🏾‍♂️😂😂

  • Cecil R.
    a day

    Obama was a worthless traitor who should have been tried for treason and shot.

  • Corey H.
    a day

    Good leaders don't "Accidentally" kill 300+ people with drone bombings

  • Chris T.
    a day

    Murder!!!murder!!! Murder!!! please excuse my retribution...

  • Wilfredo V.
    a day

    We need obama back

  • William W.
    a day

    What was the point of this video?

  • Cody R.
    a day

    “He died like a dog” Sorry trump did it better lmfao.

  • Hazel J.
    a day

    Night and Day differences