President Trump was criticized by his own party because he was not keen on Iran, and now two of his potential 2020 opponents who opposed the escalation refused to burden him with the exercise of restraint Trump investigated the plans for a counter-attack on an unmanned US drone in international airspace. Just before it was due to happen, the president stopped the operation and said that the expected 150 deaths in Iran would have been too much.
"I do not think anyone should get credit for a crisis in their sole discretion." Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Said in Sunday's CBS News "Face the Nation." I have no doubt that the current White House resident, President Trump, has taken a series of actions that led to this event. "
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A recent wave of Iranian hostilities was seen as a response to the President's tightened sanctions. Sen. Lindsey Graham, RSC, warned that if Trump does not take firm action against Iran, he may send out the wrong message.
Also in "Face the Nation", Harris & # 39; s Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Said he would "do everything I can" to prevent a war with Iran but also Trump. Asked whether Trump deserved not to have attacked, Sanders ̵
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"Look, it's like someone lighting a basket of paper and then erasing it," Sanders said. "He helped with the emergence of the crisis and then stopped the attacks."
When Harris was asked what she would do if she were in the White House, she said she would rejoin the Iranian nuclear deal after Trump brought out the US.
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"I would reinforce it. I would include ballistic-ballistic missile testing, "Harris added, adding," I think we can step up our monitoring and verification and progress activities.
Trump himself mentioned the need to cover ballistic missiles during a conversation with Chuck Todd of NBC News aired on Sunday morning, which said the White House wanted it to sanction Iran with a "maximum pressure campaign" force the negotiating table.