President Biden’s pick to be the Pentagon’s policy chief said on Thursday the world “probably is a better place” because of President Trump’s decision to kill Iranian terror leader Qassem Soleimani.

The congressional testimony was a pronounced shift for Democrats who generally condemned the January 2020 missile strike.

Then-candidate Joseph R. Biden said the drone attack showed Mr. Trump to be “dangerously incompetent” and a “reckless disregard of the consequences that would surely follow.”

Soleimani led Iran’s notorious Quds Force. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps component exports the regime’s terrorist attacks, especially in Iraq, where its militias target American
troops, and in Syria where Iran props up President Bashar Assad.

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Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma, lead Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, reminded Colin Kahl, nominated to be Defense Department under secretary for policy, that he at the time predicted the killing would lead to war. Read more at Washington Times