President Trump Watches as U.S. Special Operations Forces Close in on ISIS Leader

President Trump Watches as U.S. Special Operations Forces Close in on ISIS Leader

President Donald J. Trump is pictured in the Situation Room of the White House on October 26, 2019, monitoring developments as U.S. Special Operations forces conduct a capture or kill mission in Syria against ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Vice President Mike Pence, along with National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien, left; Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Army General Mark A. Milley, right, were all present at the time. Trump later confirmed that the ISIS leader was killed along with others during a two-hour raid. White House Photo by Shealah Craighead/UPI