Trump’s Obama obsession drives his foreign policy

As President Donald Trump and his allies explain the recent decision to launch a fatal strike on Iranian military leader Qasam Soleimani, one name continues to pop up: Barack Obama.

Speaking to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Monday, Trump mentioned his immediate predecessor’s name four times in the first five minutes of a 20-minute interview.
Obama was also on the mind of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday, when, speaking to CNN’s Jake Tapper, he argued that the strike was justified in part due to the actions of the former President.


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