(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF CNN)
But President Donald Trump declined to say whether he personally signed off on the use of the GBU-43/B MOAB, also known as the „mother of all bombs,“ in a strike on ISIS militants in Afghanistan.
„Everybody knows exactly what happens. So, what I do is I authorize our military,“ Trump said when asked whether he authorized the strike. „We have given them total authorization and that’s what they’re doing.“
Sources told CNN that Gen. John Nicholson, commander of US forces in Afghanistan, signed off on the use of the bomb. The White House was informed of the plan before the MC-130 aircraft delivered its 21,600-pound payload.
Trump has given military commanders…