Trump pressed to detail what prompted strike on Iran general

KEVIN FREKING and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top advisers are under pressure to disclose more details about the intelligence that led to an American airstrike that killed t op Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Trump said Tuesday that his decision saved American lives and that members of Congress will get a briefing on the reasons for the U.S. attack. "We saved a lot of lives," Trump said. "They were planning something." So far, Trump and top national security officials have justified the airstrike with general statements about the threat posted by Soleimani, who commanded proxy forces outside Iran and was responsible for the deaths of American troops in Iraq. But the details have been scarce. "He's no longer a monster. He's dead,"
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