President Trump is calling the death of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani a “flawless strike” on the “number one terrorist anywhere in the world.” During a Friday news conference, the president said Soleimani was plotting “imminent and sinister attacks” on American diplomats and personnel.
Two Democrat lawmakers have drawn up legislation to block the Trump administration from taking further action against Iran without approval from Congress. Democrats Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ro Khanna introduced the measure on Friday, which would restrict funding for any military action against Iran.
Iran’s foreign minister said any response to the U.S. airstrike, which killed a top revolutionary guard general, would be out Tehran’s control. During a Friday interview, Javad Zarif said the government has a right to respond anytime, anywhere, and would not be involved in America’s smear campaigns or blackmailing.
The U.S. is planning to deploy over 3,000 additional troops to the Middle East following the death of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. Reports detailed the move on Friday, citing several defense officials and one military official.
Prominent liberal celebrities reacted with shock and disgust following the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general. On Thursday night, Qassem Soleimani was killed while traveling to an airport in Baghdad, along with some of his closest advisers.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Portugal to discuss “efforts to counter destabilizing influence in the region.” This comes amid high tensions with Iran in the region as well as political tensions within Israel. One America’s Stephanie Myers caught up with David Rubin, the former Mayor of Shiloh and the author of “Trump for Jews,” to get his stance on the issues.
A 1981 documentary chronicling how six Americans eluded capture during the 1979 siege on the U.S. Embassy in Iran and found refuge in the homes…