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Trump Threatens Iran, Who Knew Saudi Arabia Was Part Of NATO?

Is Trump awaiting the OK from Saudi Arabia to attack Iran?
Trump Threatens Iran, Who Knew Saudi Arabia Was Part Of NATO?
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This past weekend, Saudi Arabia's oil fields were hit with a drone attack.

The Trump administration publicly blamed Iran for being the culprits, even though the Houthi insurgency have taken credit for them.

Houthi Forces in Yemen have warned of more to come, but the U.S. does not believe they were responsible,

The Houthi rebel faction in Yemen warned on Monday of more attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure, two days after strikes that interrupted much of the kingdom’s production heightened tensions between Iran and the United States and raised fears of a wider armed conflict.

And with Trump's track record of lying, even about inconsequential and meaningless things like weather maps, how can the administration be trusted at all to tell the American people the truth?

So far they have offered up no evidence to point the attacks to Iran.

Sunday night Donald Trump tweeted out a serious military threat against Iran.

Saudi Arabia oil supply was attacked. There is reason to believe that we know the culprit, are locked and loaded depending on verification, but are waiting to hear from the Kingdom as to who they believe was the cause of this attack, and under what terms we would proceed!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 15, 2019

Trump is telling the world that once the U.S. has verification that Iran did attack the oil fields, the U.S. will strike militarily in retaliation.

Justin Amash and many others were quick to rebuke him.

Under our Constitution, the power to commence war lies with Congress, not the president and certainly not Saudi Arabia. We don’t take orders from foreign powers.

— Justin Amash (@justinamash) September 16, 2019

After his pointed threat to Iran, Trump lied to the press about his own words in regards to a proposed meetings with Iran

Axios writes, "Moments later, Trump followed his comments up by tweeting, "The Fake News is saying that I am willing to meet with Iran, "No Conditions." That is an incorrect statement (as usual!)."

Flashback: In June, the president told NBC's "Meet The Press that he wanted to talk with Iran with "no preconditions."

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If a country that is in NATO were attacked, then all member nations band together and defend them, but Saudi Arabia is not a member even though they are our allies and Trump has forgiven MBS for murdering a US resident. Wouldn't be nice if Trump was as nice to our NATO allies as they are to murderous thugs?

Tulsi Gabbard, of all people, hit the nail on the head with this tweet.

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Trump awaits instructions from his Saudi masters. Having our country act as Saudi Arabia's bitch is not "America First."

— Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) September 16, 2019

Today would be a good day to hold a White House Briefing. Public would like to know for example if we’re goi g to war and why—in more than 280 characters. @PressSec

— Joe Lockhart (@joelockhart) September 16, 2019

Our last set of forever wars were retaliation for 9/11 on countries that didn’t do 9/11. Our new forever war will be to support the country who actually did 9/11

— jack allison (@jackallisonLOL) September 16, 2019

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