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President Trump aborts strike on Iran after they gun down drone


This news story was published on June 21, 2019.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Muslim nation of Iran gunned down an American drone and President Donald Trump mercifully called off a retaliatory strike minutes before it was to take place, allegedly saving the lives of dozens.

President Donald Trump said Friday that on Monday, Iran “shot down an unmanned drone flying in International Waters. We were cocked & loaded to retaliate last night on 3 different sights when I asked, how many will die. 150 people, sir, was the answer from a General. 10 minutes before the strike I stopped it, not proportionate to shooting down an unmanned drone. I am in no hurry, our Military is rebuilt, new, and ready to go, by far the best in the world. Sanctions are biting & more added last night. Iran can NEVER have Nuclear Weapons, not against the USA, and not against the WORLD!”

President Trump also blamed former President Barack Obama for making Iran a bigger threat, tweeting that Obama made “a desperate and terrible deal with Iran – Gave them 150 Billion Dollars plus I.8 Billion Dollars (sic) in CASH! Iran was in big trouble and he bailed them out. Gave them a free path to Nuclear Weapons, and SOON.   Instead of saying thank you, Iran yelled Death to America. I terminated deal, which was not even ratified by Congress, and imposed strong sanctions. They are a much weakened nation today than at the beginning of my Presidency, when they were causing major problems throughout the Middle East. Now they are Bust!”

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the President’s decision to approve and then cancel a military strike on Iran:

Nancy Pelosi

“We are in an extremely dangerous and sensitive situation with Iran.  We must calibrate a response that de-escalates and advances American interests, and we must be clear as to what those interests are.“During our meeting with the President at the White House, Congressional Leaders stressed the necessity that we work with our allies and not strengthen the hand of Iran’s hardliners.

“Democratic Leaders emphasized that hostilities must not be initiated without the approval of Congress.

“We have no illusions about the dangerous conduct of the Iranian regime.  This is a dangerous, high-tension situation that requires a strong, smart and strategic approach.”

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18 Responses to President Trump aborts strike on Iran after they gun down drone

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 28, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    Notice that trump has shut up about Iran. Got too much flak from Putin and Saudi Arabia.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 24, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Trump couldn’t get any allies to sign on to his bombing of Iran except Israel and Saudi Arabia. The rest of them realized what would happen if we bomb them…the Strait of Hormuz will be closed to all oil tankers leaving the area. No one will be getting their oil and in a matter of days, the world’s economy will tank. The same thing is going to happen with the economic sanctions Trump is going to put in place. Iran won’t stand for it and will shut off oil suppliers from leaving the Strait of Hormuz. We don’t have any right to tell a country they can’t have nuclear weapons nor do we have the right to tell them how to govern their country although we are trying to do that in Iran and Venezuela. Both attempts, led by the fearless and bloodthirsty John Bolton, will fail.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 24, 2019 at 7:01 am

    If trump is such a great businessman, why did run for president. Great businessmen know they can make more outside the oval office. His brand is failing and he’s a shitty businessman. That’s why he ran for president. Pretty sure Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, Steve Balmer are all way better businessmen. They don’t feel the need to make America great again. It was great before Trump and it will be afterwards too

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 23, 2019 at 8:48 am

    It’s people like you the Democrats who are nothing but hate for America thank God for President Trump and again in 2020

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 23, 2019 at 12:32 am

    Good thing that even his own staff ignores most of what he says!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 22, 2019 at 10:13 am

    Wonder how much that fiasco cost? A spoiled dimwit third-grader is running the country.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 23, 2019 at 8:49 am

      Crybaby lefties have been spreading hate and divisiveness ever since Trump was elected. Now that election time is rolling around they want to be Barney The Dinosaur and pretend like they’re not really the evil nutjobs that they’ve portrayed themselves as for the last few years.
      Trump is easily going to win again in 2020 because the American people can see through the left’s bs.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    June 22, 2019 at 7:43 am

    Not so fast Hozaay – Trump in the first place NEVER ordered a strike on IRAN – Considering it an ordering it are 2 different issues – Demorats lie and say he ordered a strike -Wrong! He prepared for a strike and then thought it through and took a look see and ordered a waiting period. Your not going to fool this Man – that’s why he was elected President folks.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 22, 2019 at 9:30 am

      What are you talking about? Read Fox News. He called off the strike 10 minutes before they were set to launch. It was going to happen which is bs anyway. Trump did it all to make himself look good. He ‘cares’ about civilian casualties except if they are at our border. .

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 22, 2019 at 10:33 am

        The ones at our border are not civilians, they are invaders you lying P.O.S.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      June 22, 2019 at 2:07 pm

      Bullshit, the cowardly draft-dodging President “Bonespurs” had orignally ordered the strike.
      In his own words “We were cocked & loaded ready to go.”
      You need to get your head out of Trump’s ass.

      Putin made it very clear about the consequences of military action against Iran and it was reported on Fox news.
      It was likely discussed with his frequent phone calls with Trump as well.
      We all know who is calling the shots on U.S. foreign policy and it isn’t Trump.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        June 23, 2019 at 8:42 am

        Yes, he did order it, thought it over and decided not to kill 150 civilians. Then you dumb asses want to come after him for it. If he had gone ahead with it you would have said he was a war monger. You are so typical of Democrats, one lie after another.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 23, 2019 at 9:10 am

          This story by Trump is highly implausible.
          It is, however, highly plausible that Trump is lying through his teeth about this whole thing.
          His story is preposterous.
          Then again, Trump knows his idiot followers will believe whatever bullshit he spews forth.

          Trump said he called off an attack on Iran when a general told him minutes before that 150 people could die.
          But Trump was informed of the death toll earlier—and okayed the strike.
          One of the things his advisers discussed with him was the potential for a high Iranian body count.
          With the possible death toll made clear, Trump approved the preparations for striking Iran anyway.

          Trump is weak. He yells loudly and carries a small stick. Every time he bluffs, he makes the US less safe.

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        just the facts ! Reply Report comment

        June 23, 2019 at 9:14 am

        And just where is your head? Like Obama was in the service ?? Maybe in the muslim world….

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          June 23, 2019 at 9:24 am

          Obama was too young for the draft, numbnuts. While it is a proven fact that cadet bonespurs Donald Trump was a draft dodger.
          You suffer from cranial rectal inversion, the psychological disorder of being unable to remove one’s head from one’s ass and cannot see what is right in front of their face.

          I highly suggest that you invest in a navelplex.
          A smooth-edged, thin, round piece of plexiglass that can be inserted into the user’s navel.
          Its purpose is to provide a viewport or navigational tool for people whose heads are stuck so far up their ass they’re unable to see or move about safely.

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            Anonymous

            June 24, 2019 at 4:29 am

            When the debate is lost…slander becomes the tool of the loser.

            How many WEALTHY young men do you know of that were drafted in the 60s? Are you going to say that if you could have avoided going in the Army during Viet Nam, you would join up anyway? C’mon..tell the truth now.

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            Anonymous

            June 24, 2019 at 6:21 am

            At Anonymous June 24, 2019 at 4:29 am

            Before you make a feeble attempt at commentary, you need to learn the differences between slander and libel defamatory statements, little buckaroo.
            “Libel is a written or published defamatory statement, while slander is defamation that is spoken.”

            And actually many wealthy young men served in the Vietnam war, mostly volunteers, unlike the cowardly draft-dodging coward Donald Trump, aka cadet bonespurs

            I served in the US Navy as a helicopter aircrewman from Sept 73 to Apr 1980. So I was a bit late for Vietnam, but would have served there.
            What branch of the service were you in?

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            Anonymous

            June 26, 2019 at 6:29 am

            Name-calling (numbnuts, cadet bonespurs, buckaroo) is slander, and is a sign of a weak position.

            “many wealthy young men served in the VietNam war”..who told you that, and why would you believe them? I will tell you truthfully that many, many more wealthy young men found a ‘loophole’…many more.

            I enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at age 18, but was washed out for a medical situation.

            Thank you for your service.