Yeah...that's exactly what happened.God you are fucking dense. I mean deliberately dense.
You do realize there is a ton of protection going on about how we know what we know, right?
So you think that all these threats were presented to the President but none of them were imminent, we just had threats and they were all briefed in secret as to how we know and the details of how and what we know and the President just said:
Go kill this guy and tell everyone he was about to do something.
And they all said "yes sir" then directed an NCO in a building outside of Las Vegas to pull a trigger?
Ton of protection? They (Pompeo, Esper) can't even say, "Yes, we had intel that there were imminent strikes?" They can't even admit that?
How about the simple fact that if those attacks were imminent, why didn't they notify said embassies?
It was an assassination, pure and simple. One can argue about the legality - or the wisdom - of taking out a foreign leader (that's Pandora's box), but to lie about why? To make up a justification? Why do that?
Because it's what Trump does - lie and make shit up. Remember this: