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"It's Not Clear If Beirut Port Explosion Was Accident Or Attack": Esper Tells FOX

• by Tyler Durden

4 Beirut port explosion was an accident based on severe "negligence" and President Trump's initial statements in the aftermath that it was a "terrible attack".

Trump had raised eyebrows in saying at a White House press conference in the hours after the tragedy that left over 150 dead, while referencing his generals: "They seem to think it was an attack. It was a bomb of some kind."

In the days after both Trump and the Pentagon tried to walk back the statements, now with Esper in the weekend FOX interview saying that ultimately it was not clear whether the explosion was the result of "a deliberate attack or an accident".