Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., drew hearth from Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, on Twitter for accusing President Trump of scary a battle with Iran.
The U.S. navy’s Central Command launched a video earlier this month displaying Iranian forces eradicating an unexploded mine from one of many two ships that had been attacked close to the Strait of Hormuz. Iran has denied any involvement within the battle.
Trump referred to as off a navy strike in opposition to Tehran after they shot down an American drone they claimed was in Iranian airspace. It was valued at over $100 million. Iran has since claimed they’ve the potential to proceed capturing down American drones if mandatory.
Waters mentioned Trump did not deserve credit score for displaying restraint and questioned the nature of America’s surveillance of Iran.
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Crenshaw responded lower than six hours later and referred to as Waters’ feedback “stunning” and accused her of repeating falsities from the Iranian regime. He additionally referred to as her conduct disgraceful.
These feedback come after Trump introduced new sanctions through govt order in opposition to Iran on Monday, throughout a press gathering within the Oval Workplace.
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“Right this moment’s motion follows a collection of aggressive behaviors by the Iranian regime in current weeks together with capturing down a U.S. drone,” Trump mentioned. “[The sanctions] will deny the supreme chief and the supreme chief’s workplace and people intently affiliated with him and the workplace entry to key monetary assets and assist.”