Reporter Asks Trump About General’s Warning of ‘Big-Ass Fight’: Is War ‘Imminent’?
During President Trump‘s press conference today with the Norwegian Prime Minister, he was asked about a general who recently signaled that Norway would factor into an imminent international conflict.
At the end of 2017, Gen. Robert Neller visited the Norwegian Home Guard to speak with a battalion of U.S. Marines about the strategic importance of their role in maintaining international peace. According to Military.com, Neller alluded to the coming of a “big-ass fight” that would take place on multiple fronts worldwide.
“I hope I’m wrong, but there’s a war coming,” Neller said. “You’re in a fight here, an informational fight, a political fight, by your presence.”
A Norwegian journalist asked Trump about when the war would happen, though it seems the president had no idea what Neller was talking about. He proceeded to give a brief address about achieving peace through strength.
“Maybe he knows something that I don’t know,” Trump said of the general. “I don’t expect that. I think we’ll have, because of strength, peace through strength. I think we’ll have a long period of time of peace.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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