US President Donald Trump warned Iran of more attacks if it even tried to attack the US. He even disclosed the number of sites on the American target in his tweets.
Trump warns Iran
In reply to the revenge threat by Iran, Donald Trump said that Iran would be hit harder than ever before. He said that 52 sites of importance for Iran were under the target and that America would use the latest military equipment to carry out the attack. Trump reminded Iran of the Americans held hostage at the US embassy in Tehran for more than a year in late 1979 and tweeted that 52 represents those Americans.
No threat to homeland security
The US Department of Homeland Security released a bulletin to assure the citizens that there was no specific, credible threat against the homeland. But soon after the bulletin, a group claiming to be linked to Iran posted a message to revenge Soleimani’s death with the Iranian flag on the website of the Federal Depository Library Program.
Democrats stand against Trump
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said that the information given by Trump, a Republican, raised serious doubts over timing, manner, and justification of the strike. The Democrat said that Trump’s provocative military engagement continues to put American forces and allies in danger. Another Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called the president a monster.
Hashed warns Iraqi forces
Hashed said that Iraqi forces guarding US installations should quit their posts by Sunday at 5:00 pm local time. The pro-Iran group is up in arms against the US.