Moammar Gadhafi Dead: White House Reaction

Jake Tapper on the Obama administration's reaction to reports Gadhafi dead.
0:49 | 10/20/11

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Let's bring in ABC's Jake Tapper who's there in Washington -- morning Jake. Good morning -- senior administration officials tell me that they are. Close to confirming they are pretty sure that it's true but they are just triple -- intelligence and State Department officials on the ground. In Libya making sure that of course Qaddafi is actually dead trying to make sure beyond any reasonable doubt before the White House confirms but they are very close and fairly certain. That it is true it was of course seven months and two days ago on March 18 when President Obama announced that the US military. Would be participating international operations to protect the people of -- -- that Libyan forces were approaching that town and there was fear of a slaughter they said they were doing this. To protect the civilians so they are very close to an announcement --

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