House Democrats have blocked a vote on Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s resolution to support the demonstrators in Iran. On Tuesday, Democrats in the lower chamber prevented consideration of the measure, which would have called on Iran to refrain from violence against the protesters.
Iranian universities have erupted in protest and are calling for the resignation of Ayatollah Khamenei. President Trump recently tweeted out his support for the protesters. One America’s Chanel Rion has more from the White House.
President Trump is urging Iranian leaders not to kill protesters in the Middle Eastern nation. The president issued a stern warning to the Iranian regime on Saturday amid protesters’ calls for Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to step down.
Protesters in Iran are calling for Ayatollah Khamenei to step down. During Saturday’s demonstrations in Tehran, protesters were heard chanting “commander in chief resign” and “death to the liars.”