Trump Criticizes Obama in 2013 for Syrian Strategy Reveal but Does the Same

President Donald Trump has done the exact same strategy reveal he repeatedly criticized former president Obama for using when he issued Wednesday’s warning about imminent airstrikes on Syria.

Trump, responding to a Russian warning that it would shoot down any U.S. missiles headed for Syria, wrote on Twitter: “Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’ You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!”

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Trump, as a candidate and before, railed against former President Barack Obama for doing exactly what he did himself on Wednesday: giving away his military plans.

His rants date back to 2013, when Obama announced that the use of chemical weapons in Syria would represent a “red line” that could spur a U.S. military response: