Tag: Iran

Trump Authorized Soleimani’s Killing in June of 2019

A new report is indicating that President Trump gave initial authorization to kill Iranian general Qassam Soleimani in June of 2019. According to The Hill: President Trump authorized the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani last summer if an American was killed as the result of increased Iranian aggression, NBC reported Monday, citing five current and former senior administration officials. Officials

Bolton Calls for Repeal of the War Powers Resolution

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton is speaking out against the War Powers resolution that is being discussed and considered following President Trump’s strike on a top Iranian general. Bolton has called the resolution unconstitutional which is in line with his beliefs on not limiting the war powers of the president. According to The Hill:

Graham: Trump’s Iran Speech Comparable to Reagan’s Wall Speech

Senator Lindsey Graham is comparing President Trump’s speech on Iran to the speech given about the Berlin wall by then-President Ronald Reagan. According to The Hill: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said President Trump’s speech on Iran will be a highlight of his presidency, comparing it to former President Reagan’s 1987 speech in Berlin urging Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to

Dem Rep Claims No American Contractors Killed or Protests at Embassies Under Obama

California Democrat Representative Ro Khanna has claimed that no American contractors were killed or embassy protests under former President Obama’s watch. He must have forgotten about Benghazi. According to Town Hall: Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) claimed Tuesday there were no embassy protests or deaths of American contractors under the Obama administration. Speaking with Fox News’s

Trump Promises That Iran Will ‘NEVER’ Have a Nuclear Weapon

President Trump tweeted out a promise on Monday that Iran will never attain a nuclear weapon. According to The Hill: President Trump vowed Monday that Iran will “NEVER” have a nuclear weapon, a day after Tehran announced it would no longer adhere to any limits of the 2015 nuclear deal. IRAN WILL NEVER HAVE A NUCLEAR

Border Patrol Denies Reports of Orders to Detain Iranians

Border Patrol has strongly denied claims that they were ordered to detain Iranians at the border. According to The Hill: Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials released a statement Sunday evening denying reports circulating on social media claiming Iranian Americans were being detained by CBP authorities at a border crossing in Blaine, Wash. “Social media posts that

Trump Increases Pressure on Iran With Appeal to Iranians

President Trump has taken aim at the tyrannical Iranian government by trying to appeal to the citizens of Iran. According to The Hill: The Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran’s nuclear ambitions is evolving to include direct appeals to the Iranian people. But critics warn that the effort, in response to Tehran’s brutal crackdown

Trump Hits Iran With new Sanctions

The Trump administration has put new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the country’s shipping networks and airline. According to The Hill: The Trump administration Wednesday slapped new sanctions on an Iranian shipping network and airline for allegedly smuggling lethal aid into Yemen and proliferating weapons of mass destruction. The sanctions blacklist a shipping network

Trump Announces Increased Iranian Sanctions

President Trump has responded to intensified Iranian aggression by promising to increase sanctions on the country. According to The Hill: President Trump on Wednesday said that he has instructed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to “substantially” increase economic sanctions on Iran. Trump’s announcement comes after Trump administration officials have blamed Iran for drone attacks on two Saudi oil sites