Hillary Clinton

Book Claims Hillary Clinton Pushed for Osama bin Laden Mission

President Barack Obama alleged to have cancelled three earlier attempts.


It was Hillary Clinton who persuaded a jittery President Obama to carry out the mission to kill terror mastermind Osama bin Laden, a new book claims.

Obama canceled three missions targeting bin Laden before Clinton finally convinced him to pull the trigger, according to the book by former Wall Street Journal reporter Richard Miniter.

"Obama feared taking responsibility for a risky raid that might go tragically wrong," Miniter writes in Leading From Behind: The Reluctant President and the Advisors Who Decide For Him.