One full hour before the President’s announcement that Osama Bin Laden had been killed, Keith Urbahn (Chief of Staff at the office of Donald Rumsfeld) tweeted the news.
Urbahn wasn’t the first to speculate that the announcement had to do with Bin Laden, nor did he have have a massive following on Twitter - only 1016 followers. But because of the authority of his position, he was the most retweeted, making him the leading amplifier of the news prior to the President’s address.
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