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Sean Spicer tweeted a photo of Trump getting briefed on Syria in Mar-a-Lago, and it looked eerily similar to the famous 2011 photo of Obama and his National Security team in the Situation Room during Osama Bin Laden's capture. Here are the two photos with the people's names and titles listed.

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  1. Vice President Joe Biden
  2. President Barack Obama
  3. Marshall B. Webb - Assistant Commanding General of the Joint Special Operations Command
  4. Mike Mullen - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  5. Tom Donilon - National Security Advisor
  6. Bill Daley - White House Chief of Staff
  7. Denis McDonough - Deputy National Security Advisor
  8. Hillary Clinton - Secretary of State
  9. Robert Gates - Secretary of Defense
  10. James Clapper - Director of National Intelligence
  11. John Brennan - Homeland Security Advisor
  12. Tony Blinken - national security adviser to Joe Biden
  13. Audrey Tomason - a director for counterterrorism
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  1. Joe Hagin - Deputy Chief of Staff
  2. Jared Kushner - Senior Advisor to the President
  3. Steven Mnuchin - Treasury Secretary
  4. Wilbur Ross - Commerce Secretary
  5. Sean Spicer - White House Press Secretary
  6. President Donald Trump
  7. Rex Tillerson - Secretary of State
  8. Steve Bannon - Chief Strategist
  9. Steven Miller - White House advisor
  10. Michale Anton - Deputy Assistant to the President
  11. Dina Powell - Deputy National Security Advisor
  12. Gary Cohn - National Economic Council Director
  13. H. R. McMaster - National Security Advisor
  14. Reince Priebus - White House Chief of Staff

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