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Former Bush Press Sec Reacts To Trump’s ‘Mission Accomplished’ Tweet

In the wake of Friday night’s missile attack on Syrian chemical weapon facilities, President Trump issued a Saturday morning celebratory tweet, the last two words of which hit a little too close to home for former Bush Press Secretary Ari Fleischer.

“A perfectly executed strike last night,” Trump tweeted. “Thank you to France and the United Kingdom for their wisdom and the power of their fine Military. Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!”

Fleischer didn’t think Trump’s tweet was a great idea.

“Um,” tweeted Fleischer. “I would have recommended ending this tweet with not those two words.”

And the former Bush press secretary wasn’t the only one to notice.

Finally, Fleicher offered a history lesson for those who might not be familiar with the irony:

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