President Donald Trump during a Tuesday rally derided terror master Qassem Soleimani as a "son of bitch" who was responsible for the maiming of American soldiers.
"You know, many of the young men and women you see walking around without arms or without legs were done by Soleimani. That's what he loved, the roadside bomb, that's what he loved," Trump said at a rally in Milwaukee, Wis. "Thousands and thousands and thousands in Iraq and Afghanistan, roadside bombs, he was the king of the roadside bomb. Great percentages of people don't have legs right now and arms because of this son of a bitch."
Soleimani led the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps which trained, funded, and armed Iran-sympathetic terrorist groups in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and around the Middle East, killing thousands, including hundreds of Americans.
Trump added that Democrats are trying to do "everything possible" to discredit his decision.
"The Democrats should be outraged by Soleimani's evil crimes, not the decision to end his wretched life. They are saying 'well, he was a general, he was this, he was that'—number one, he wasn't supposed to be there," Trump said. "He was a designated terrorist by President Obama, who did not do anything about it, as usual."
Democrats have noted Soleimani's terrorist actions when they criticize Trump's decision to take him out but they also like to add a "but..."