Scott, a Republican member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, echoed Trump’s suggestion that Pelosi might have endangered U.S. forces by leaking information about the raid. Trump’s stance drew condemnation from Democratic lawmakers, as the death of the world’s most wanted terrorist provided another opportunity for a partisan dispute in Washington.
“I told my people we will not notify them until the — our great people are out,” Trump told reporters on Sunday. “Not just in, but out. I don’t want to have them greeted with firepower like you wouldn’t believe.”