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Tue Jun 25, 2019, 11:22 AM

Trump threatens 'great and overwhelming force' if Iran attacks 'anything American'

Source: The Hill

President Trump on Tuesday responded to disparaging comments from the Iranian president by threatening Tehran with "great and overwhelming force" if it attacks "anything American."

"Iran leadership doesn't understand the words 'nice' or 'compassion,' they never have," Trump tweeted. "Sadly, the thing they do understand is Strength and Power, and the USA is by far the most powerful Military Force in the world, with 1.5 Trillion Dollars invested over the last two years alone."

"Iran's very ignorant and insulting statement, put out today, only shows that they do not understand reality," Trump added. "Any attack by Iran on anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force. In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration. No more John Kerry & Obama!"



Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/450200-trump-threatens-great-and-overwhelming-force-if-iran-attacks-anything



Trump on Monday told The Hill in an exclusive interview that he does not need congressional approval to strike Iran.

The comments differ from some congressional leaders, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who have said the president must seek permission from Congress before carrying out a strike.

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Reply Trump threatens 'great and overwhelming force' if Iran attacks 'anything American' (Original post)
underpants Jun 25 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Jun 25 #1
underpants Jun 25 #5
sandensea Jun 25 #2
elfin Jun 25 #3
trusty elf Jun 25 #4
mahatmakanejeeves Jun 25 #6
dawg day Jun 25 #7
EleanorR Jun 25 #8
underpants Jun 25 #9
murielm99 Jun 25 #10
Aristus Jun 25 #11
The_Counsel Jun 25 #12
itcfish Jun 25 #13
sandensea Jun 25 #15
itcfish Jun 27 #19
BillyBobBrilliant Jun 25 #14
LudwigPastorius Jun 25 #16
underpants Jun 25 #18
IcyPeas Jun 25 #17

Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 11:24 AM

1. Didn't he just say he was going to be great friends with Iran?

Now he's threatening to blow them up.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 11:33 AM

5. He's all over the map

Break the treaty
Hey they arenít living up to the treaty
Provoke them
They bite back
Hey! They bit back!
Attack!
No wait, donít attack
Claim heíll use his awesome negotiating skills
They call him a name
Obliterate them!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 11:25 AM

2. Translation:

John "new Pearl Harbor" Bolton is planning to stage some 'incident'.

I don't put anything past these people.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 11:27 AM

3. Same thing he said to North Korea -

Before they were sending love notes to each other?

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 11:29 AM

4. imbecile

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 11:40 AM

6. Get your hands off the Velveeta!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 11:46 AM

7. Countdown starts for him to "fall in love"-

with the Supreme Leader. He is drawn to dictators with asininely inflated titles.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 11:54 AM

8. 1-Create Crisis to Capture Headlines 2-Capture more Headlines "solving" Crises you Created

rinse and repeat

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Response to EleanorR (Reply #8)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:02 PM

9. Yeah but this time, he MEANS IT!

No more pump fakes like with the Mexican tariffs, or the first attack, or the ICE raids.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:25 PM

10. Blowhard.

Stop reporting his conflicting statements. He does it to rile his base.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:29 PM

11. Is Trump's daddy going to beat up the Supreme Leader's daddy?

That's what Trump makes it sound like...

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:36 PM

12. What If Iran Attacks Puerto Rico?

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:51 PM

13. Tonkin Bay Part Deux?

How can we trust anything they claim happens in the area? Very scary!

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Response to itcfish (Reply #13)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 02:29 PM

15. Part Trois.



"Sometimes I feel this bad about what we did." "That much, huh?"

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Response to sandensea (Reply #15)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 11:20 AM

19. You Are Right

But most of already knew the Iraqi invasion was pure bull

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 01:22 PM

14. Apple Pie?

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 02:33 PM

16. There is no doubt in my mind that Trump is going to start a war with Iran.


Once Bolton was brought on as NatSec Advisor, it was only a matter of time.

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Response to LudwigPastorius (Reply #16)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 04:05 PM

18. I get the feeling the DoD brass is pushing back on this

They understand the hornets nest this could create.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Jun 25, 2019, 02:35 PM

17. ha ha Donald said Iran doesn't understand compassion....

"Iran leadership doesn't understand the words 'nice' or 'compassion,' they never have," Trump tweeted. "Sadly, the thing they do understand is Strength and Power, and the USA is by far the most powerful Military Force in the world, with 1.5 Trillion Dollars invested over the last two years alone."


1. Iran doesn't understand the words.... COMPASSION. do you?

2. If we have such a powerful Military Force in the world how come we don't win any wars? he talks about how much money is put in to the military......

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