nearvideo President Trump calls off planned strike against Iran
Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger weighs in on the President, is not to defend the decision against Iran with military force.
Vice President Pence was the National security Advisor to John Bolton, not came to interpret the warning of Iran to American military restraint as a sign of weakness and doubles down on the United States, ” the willingness to take the necessary measures.
Pence also made it clear in the aftermath of President Trump, the decision on a possible strike against Iran in response to the Islamic Republic shot down a American drone in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz.
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“All options remain on the table,” Pence said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
Pence observed that Iran “will plunge even more than you normally do” in the past two months, as the Trump administration for the sanctions increased.
Against this background, the trump card is the decision to not fight back, was met with concern from Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S. C., that Iran is, in fact, it as a sign of weakness. Graham tweeted on Friday that he estimates to make the “difficult decisions” the President has said, “when it comes to the Middle East, people to talk to right about the “costs of action”, but rarely mentions the ‘costs of inaction.'”
Graham later tweeted that “in some cases, to act without can prove to be the most dangerous choice of all.”
Pence does not believe that the Iran point of view, Trump the decision, on the basis of expected losses, this would not be “proportionate” to the damage that Iran, as a sign that you can get what you want.
“You understand that the military capabilities of the United States of America,” he said, not to mention how Iran declared that in the face of the attack on a manned spy plane, but chose not to.
Pence’s comments come after the National security adviser, John Bolton made similar statements about Iran during a visit to Israel. Bolton warned Iran to “errors of the US prudence and discretion for weakness,” and said Iran is not “a hunting license in the Middle East.”
The United States reacted to Iranian actions, with Yahoo News reporting of a U.S. cyberattack against a spy group, linked to the Iranian revolutionary guards. This was allegedly in response to an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.
Iran denied the attack, the responsibility for the tanker, but Bolton, Trump, and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., to call all of them went on record, was Iran behind it.
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As Pence noted, the escalating tensions with Iran, as President Trump has increased, the sanctions against the Islamic nation, in an effort to return to the negotiating table after the US pulled out of the Iran Nuclear agreement. Trump believes that the agreement has not been received from President Barack Obama far enough to ensure that Iran would not develop nuclear weapons.
On Saturday, the President, the “great” new sanctions against Iran on Monday announced that he would impose.
Pence made it clear that the Trump management is also willing to take a diplomatic approach.
“We are ready to talk to Iran without preconditions,” he said. Pence described how the sanctions hurt the Iranian economy, and the President said Trump wants to a result of the current situation will be beneficial for the Iranian citizens.
“This is a President who hopes the best for the people of Iran,” Pence said. At the same time, he said, the US “standing up to the Ayatollahs.”