As tensions increase, the White House said it is expecting Iran to retaliate sooner rather than later. The Trump administration has reportedly notified Congress that it’s anticipating Iran to respond to the killing of one of its top leaders in the coming weeks.
Officials said Iran’s possible targets could include Iranian proxy actors such as Hezbollah, U.S. allies in the Middle East and U.S. bases in the region.
President Trump issued a warning to the country on Saturday, saying Iran “will be hit very fast and very hard” if it attacks Americans or U.S. assets.
….hundreds of Iranian protesters. He was already attacking our Embassy, and preparing for additional hits in other locations. Iran has been nothing but problems for many years. Let this serve as a WARNING that if Iran strikes any Americans, or American assets, we have…..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2020
The United States just spent Two Trillion Dollars on Military Equipment. We are the biggest and by far the BEST in the World! If Iran attacks an American Base, or any American, we will be sending some of that brand new beautiful equipment their way…and without hesitation!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 5, 2020
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