Trump had to show Soleimani was ‘imminent threat’ to kill him legally –

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President Donald Trump in a tweet Monday attacked Democrats and the media for scrutinizing his argument that he was justified in ordering the assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani because he posed an imminent threat to US citizens. Trump tweeted that the question of whether Soleimani posed an imminent threat “doesn’t really matter because of his horrible past.”Legal experts say the question of whether Soleimani presented an imminent threat really does matter in deciding whether Trump had the legal grounds to order the assassination of a foreign general in another country. Some experts claim that the by ordering the killing on a flimsy legal basis Trump has set a dangerous precedent, endangering US officials abroad. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.President Donald Trump’s key argument that Iranian general Qassem Soleimani posed an
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