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Kimmel shares clip contrasting Obama’s announcement of bin Laden’s death with Trump’s al-Baghdadi speech

Jimmy Kimmel aired a clip during his late show on Monday night contrasting President Trump’s recent announcement of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death with former President Obama’s 2011 address announcing the death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

The clip, which has racked up more than 3.2 million views since Kimmel shared it on Twitter on Tuesday morning, features a mashup of different lines from the presidents’ addresses spliced together.

“When Obama went on TV to announce he killed bin Laden, he spoke for 9 ½ minutes. Trump, yesterday, did 48 minutes on this. And for further comparison, we thought it might be fun to mash up Trump’s speech about al-Baghdadi with Obama’s about bin Laden,” Kimmel said before playing the clip. “And we were right. It was.” 

The brief clip begins with a line from Obama’s 2011 speech, in which he says, “The United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden.”

{mosads}The clip then cuts to Trump saying in his Sunday address, “Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead.”

“The United States launched a targeted operation against that compound,” Obama continues, referring to the U.S. military’s raid on the al Qaeda leader’s compound in Pakistan in May 2011 that resulted in his death.

“They did a lot of shooting, and they did a lot of blasting, even not going through the front door,” Trump continues. “You know, you would think you go through the door. If you’re a normal person, you say, ‘Knock, knock. May I come in?’”

“After a fire fight, they killed Osama bin Laden and took custody of his body,” Obama says.

“He died like a dog,” Trump says in the next line.

“His death does not mark the end of our effort,” Obama continues. 

“A beautiful dog, a talented dog,” Trump says in the next line, referring to a dog that was injured in the operation in Syria that led to al-Baghdadi’s death.

“We give thanks to the men who carried out this operation,” Obama says. 

“And I don’t get any credit for this, but that’s OK. I never do. But here we are,” Trump goes on, repeating a claim that he wrote a book foreshadowing the rise of bin Laden prior to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.

Obama then says, “May God bless you, and may God bless the United States of America,” which is followed in the mashup with a line from Trump’s speech, in which he says, “And I’m writing a book. I think I wrote 12 books. All did very well.”

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