LEBANON: [Reporter: “You called this an ‘attack.’ Are you confident that this was an attack and not an accident?”]

“Well, it would seem like it, based on the explosion. I’ve met with some of our great generals, and they just seem to feel that it was. This was not a — some kind of a manufacturing explosion type of event. This was a — seems to be, according to them — they would know better than I would, but they seem to think it was a attack. It was a bomb of some kind. Yes.”

-Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump in Press Briefing | August 4, 2020,” whitehouse.gov, Aug. 4, 2020