As protesters in Iran continue to call for the country’s president to step down, President Trump appears to be doing everything in his power to support those demonstrations.
The U.S. Army is weighing whether it should send more missile defense systems to the Middle East. On Wednesday, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said there are a number of proposals to send “additional capabilities” to the region amid mounting threats from Iran.
President Trump recently thanked a former Obama-era official for his comments on the operation which resulted in the death of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani. In a tweet Tuesday, the president praised former National Security adviser and retired U.S. Marine Gen. James Jones.
According to a new report, the fatal U.S. air strike on the Iranian Gen. Qasam Soleimani may have been months in the making. NBC recently quoted several White House sources who said President Trump recognized Soleimani as a target after the downing of a U.S. Intelligence drone by Iranian forces back in June of last year.
Democrat congressional leaders and presidential hopefuls are staying quiet about ongoing anti-government protests in Iran. This comes as President Trump has continued to face criticism since authorizing the strike that killed a top Iranian general.
A security guard in Florida is behind bars after threatening to kill the president on Facebook Live. 26-year-old Chauncy Lump was arrested Saturday, and is now facing federal charges. His bond’s been set at $100,000.
According to International strategists, President Trump’s handling of the strike on Qasem Soleimani couldn’t have been more well thought out. One America’s Neil W. McCabe spoke to a foreign policy expert about the president’s execution of the move.
Several mainstream media outlets are facing a wave a backlash for their coverage of the death of Qasem Soleimani. One America’s Kyarra Harris has the latest.
Democrats and many mainstream media outlets have been critical of President Trump following recent escalations with Iran. However, One America’s John Hines spoke to several GOP lawmakers who said the president’s actions were justified.