NAVY SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden says, “He died like a pussy”

imagesThe former Navy SEAL who says he fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden says he doesn’t care if people believe him. “The most important thing that I’ve learned in the last two years is to me it doesn’t matter anymore if I am ‘The Shooter.’ The team got him,” Robert O’Neill said. “He died afraid, and he knew we were there to kill him. And that’s closure.”

CNN (h/t Pat Dollard)  “AC360” obtained the audio interview from Quade, who conducted a series of interviews with O’Neill over the past 18 months. “Regardless of the negativity that comes with it, I don’t give a f***. We got him,” says O’Neill.

O’Neill, who had been serving as a SEAL for 15 years at the time of the bin Laden raid, had participated in other missions, but he said he feared this mission would be his most difficult. He and other team members believed they would not return alive from the mission to get bin Laden. “Well, you have to go pump yourself up to go die. So we would talk about this,” O’Neill said.”…(It was a) group of guys who knew time on Earth was up, so you could be honest with each other. And we all accepted and nobody was afraid. It was really cool.”

He also said when he identified himself as the shooter to the families of 9/11 victims, they thanked him for closure.

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