Rudy Giuliani ‘wanted to be the one’ to kill Osama bin Laden

Vince Coglianese Contributor
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Rudy Giuliani, whose emotional leadership in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attack defined his term as New York mayor, said that when he learned of Osama bin Laden’s death he felt “real satisfaction … relief [and] … a sense of revenge.”


“I told President Bush once that I wanted to be the one to execute him,” Giuliani said. “Revenge is not a noble sentiment, but it is a human one. … When it [news of bin Laden’s death] first happened, I wondered, ‘Well, did he just die of natural causes?’ That would have been somewhat unsatisfying.

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