Trump: explosion in Beirut was likely an 'attack'

President Donald Trump says U.S. military generals have told him that they think the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing more than 70 people, was likely a bomb. (Aug. 4)

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- Are you confident that this was an attack and not an accident?

PRES. DONALD TRUMP: Well it would seem like it based on the explosion. I met with some of our great generals, and they just seem to feel that it was. This was not a-- some kind of a manufacturing explosion type of event. This was a seems to be according to them. They would know better than I would, but they seem to think it was a attack. It was a bomb of some kind, yes.