Donald Trump’s Unhinged Iran Tweet Is Already a Caps Lock-Loaded Meme

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference in Vienna Austria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference in Vienna Austria

"This was a frightful, one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made", President Trump said of the nuclear deal.

"WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH", Trump added. Russian Federation says it is convinced Iran is not building nuclear arms and that Washington is misleading the world.

In response Iran threatened to blockade the Strait of Hormuz, which handles around 20 per cent of the world's oil shipments. "And to that Trump responded with the mother of all-caps".

"President Trump's belligerent tweet is another alarming warning sign that he's blundering toward war with Iran", said Sen.

The general also addressed Iranians opposed to the regime who may see Trump's words as a green light to expand and intensify ongoing protests against the government.

On Sunday night, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched a blistering attack on Iran's religious rulers.

Among the most startling allegations leveled by Pompeo, who was Central Intelligence Agency director before becoming secretary of state, was that Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has a personal hedge fund worth $95 billion, CNN reported.

"That wealth is untaxed, it is ill-gotten, and it is used as a "slush fund" for the IRGC [Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps]", Pompeo said.

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Pompeo branded Iran's leadership a "mafia" and promised U.S. backing to groups rebelling against the government, though did not name them. "This especially goes for our allies in the Middle East and Europe, people who have themselves been terrorized by violent regime activity for decades", said Pompeo.

"You declare war against the Iranian people and then claim you support them?" he added at the event in the Iranian capital. "Barstool threats don't make us safe, they make us look silly and weak", said Congressman Eric Swalwell, a Democrat on the House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Hours after Rouhani attacked USA policies, Trump's response led to questions about what sort of repercussions the American leader might be considering. It also helped Iran through a rough patch when the United Nations imposed sanctions for its nuclear arms program by allowing Tehran to use its financial means to avoid bankruptcy while also adhering to the rules of the global sanctions.

Following its much-criticized withdrawal from the Iran deal, the administration of US President Donald Trump has ramped up its tough rhetoric against Iran, threatening it with the "strongest sanctions in history".

"Could it be that Trump is trying to use Iran to distract us from whatever he's up to with Russian Federation?" he asked.

He cited the harsh words between the United States and North Korea that preceded the high-profile summit between Mr Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and denuclearisation talks.

"Sometimes he likes to create a crisis, and then become the hero of his own story and declare the crisis over", Mara says.

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