Saddam Hussein's daughter praises Donald Trump in first interview since father's execution

Raghad Saddam Hussein, daughter of former Iraq president Saddam Hussein, gave CNN her first interview since her father's execution on Wednesday, and expressed her opinion on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

The daughter of the former dictator hadn't given an interview since her father was murdered by hanging after he was convicted of crimes against humanity exactly ten years ago.

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During the CNN interview she said: "I never saw that moment and I refuse to see it," and that "the details of his death are ugly and painful -- but it's an honorable death."

Raghad blames the U.S. for horrors in her home country and hopes that President-elect Donald Trump will be different from his predecessors saying: "...this man has a high level of political sensibility, that is vastly different than the one who preceded him. He exposed the mistakes of the others, specifically in terms of Iraq, which means he is very aware of the mistakes made in Iraq and what happened to my father."

Throughout his campaign, Trump claimed he had been against the Iraq war from the beginning -- but in an interview with Howard Stern he said he guessed he was for it, but wished it would have been done right the first time.

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