Trump Reveals Why He Called Off Military Strike Against Iran: ‘I Am in No Hurry’

Trump Reveals Why He Called Off Military Strike Against Iran: ‘I Am in No Hurry’ BY ZACHARY STIEBER for The Epoch Times

President Donald Trump said on June 21 that there’s no rush to strike Iran, following reports sourced to anonymous officials that the president ordered a military strike against Iran after it shot down an American drone but called it off at the last moment.

Trump took to Twitter on Friday morning to explain his thinking.

“President Obama made a desperate and terrible deal with Iran—Gave them 150 Billion Dollars plus 1.8 Billion Dollars in CASH! Iran was in big trouble and he bailed them out. Gave them a free path to Nuclear Weapons, and SOON,” Trump started.

“Instead of saying thank you, Iran yelled Death to America. I terminated deal, which was not even ratified by Congress, and imposed strong sanctions.”

President Donald Trump bids farewell to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2019. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump bids farewell to Canadian Prime
Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House in Washington, DC,
on June 20, 2019. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

The president said Iran is weaker now than it was at the beginning of his presidency, and is causing fewer problems for other countries in the Middle East.

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