President Trump on Twitter yesterday: "Mission Accomplished!" And this morning:
Flashback: From the AP, the "phrase that haunted Bush": "Back in 2003, a flight suit-clad President George W. Bush stood on an aircraft carrier under a giant 'Mission Accomplished' banner and declared that 'major combat operations in Iraq have ended' — just six weeks after the invasion. But the war dragged on for many years after that." At the time, 139 Americans had died. Eventually, more than 4,400 gave their lives.