Updated: 11 PM Thursday
Speaking with reporters, Trump said they would “soon find out” if the US will attack Iran in retaliation for the downing of an American drone.
A number of hours later Trump changed his tune saying “I imagine someone made a mistake. We didn’t have a man or woman in the drone. It would have made a big, big difference.”
Asked again at a meeting with Canadian premier Justin Trudeau at the White House, Trump said “You’ll soon find out.”
Iran has threatened it’s ready for war’ after downing the unmanned aircraft, further adding to the friction between the countries.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that a war between the United States and Iran would be a “catastrophe,” remarks that came as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to escalate.
Congress is being briefed on the situation 3 PM. Secretary of State John Bolton is reportedly headed to Israel to discuss Iran as well.
The situation is not looking good.