President Trump doesn’t believe former FBI agent Levinson is dead

FILE – In this March 6, 2012 file photo, an FBI poster showing a composite image of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, right, of how he would look like now, left, taken from the video, released by his captors in Washington during a news conference. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

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UPDATED 7:33 AM PT — Thursday, March 26, 2020

President Trump recently stated that he doesn’t believe a former FBI agent who has reportedly been detained in Iran is now dead.

While speaking to reporters at the White House Wednesday, the president said he has not seen credible reports that former agent Robert Levinson is deceased. He added, however, that the situation doesn’t look good.

Levinson disappeared in Iran back in 2007 and the Ayatollah regime has repeatedly denied its involvement, which has sparked speculation over the agent’s fate. President Trump assured that he’s working to get to the heart of the matter.

“Robert Levinson, who was outstanding, he’s been sick for a long time and it’s rough…problems prior to his detainment or capture and we feel terribly for the family,” stated the president. “…I don’t accept that he’s dead…I’m telling you…it’s not looking great, but I won’t accept that he’s dead.”

The president acknowledged the speculation Levinson could be dead, but said he will continue to work on his case.

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