Iran has issued an arrest warrant for President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of Qassem Suleimani, the nation’s top general. Iran has asked for Interpol’s assistance, according to Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr, who said the warrants had been issued on charges of murder and terrorist action.
The President has become the subject of mockery following a tweet about the Iranian military. Social media users piled on Donald Trump for suggesting boats can be shot down.
“I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea,” Trump tweeted on Wednesday.
In the wake of the death of a top aide to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Abbas Mousavi, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, turned down the Trump administration’s offer of help fighting the coronavirus.
The Senate has passed a War Powers Resolution that would limit Trump's ability to launch a war with Iran without congressional approval.
In leaked audio of the president speaking to donors, Trump admitted that he authorized the strike on Soleimani because he was saying bad things about America.
The fact that Donald Trump ordered Soleimani’s killing seven months ago takes us into criminal territory that also ought to be impeachable.
There’s nothing new about Trump breaking the law, or committing crimes when we consider every time he obstructed justice and tried to intimidate witnesses.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) took apart Trump's Iran lies and pointed out where he is fudging or exaggerating evidence.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said that the White House's changing story on the Iran threat should cause the American people to ask if Trump is making stuff up.
Trump claimed that a Ukranian plane that was mistakenly shot down by Iran was flying in a "bad neighborhood."
Thankfully, Trump’s foolhardiness with Iran did not result in loss of life among our troops. When even Senator Mike Lee (R) Utah called the Trump administration’s intel briefing on the Soleimani assassination the worst he’d ever seen before Fox cut him off, you know that criticism of Trump’s conduct is about national security, not partisanship.
Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) said that the evidence that Trump presented to the Senate does not support his claim that an attack was imminent.
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) said that Trump and his administration are intentionally not telling Congress what's really going on with Iran.
Speaker Pelosi announced on Thursday that the House would vote to limit Trump's war powers and his ability to start a war with Iran.
Speaking in New York City, former Vice President Joe Biden said that Trump has only offered lies and tantrums on Iran.
Trump escalated a conflict with Iran because the president needed something to brag about and the Secretary of State was feeling morose because he couldn’t get an assassination the last time he asked the president for one.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren called out Trump for picking this attack on an Iranian top general to distract from impeachment.
Sec. of State Mike Pompeo couldn't answer how Trump threatening Iran makes America safer, so he blamed Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
Pentagon officials say that nothing had changed with Iran before Trump and the White House launched an attack and then claimed an imminent threat.
Trump is tweeting about impeachment as he escalated tensions with Iran and pushed the United States closer to an expanded war in the Middle East.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) said that the Trump administration is refusing to provide a briefing to Senators on their Iran intelligence.