President Trump fires back at Iranian president

President Trump warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to "never ever threaten the United States again" after Rouhani cautioned Trump about enforcing increased American sanctions.
2:14 | 07/23/18

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But now we turn to the other breaking story overnight an explosive new round of tough talk between president trump and Iran now first up Iran's president made a brazen threat about war on Sunday. And the president trump hit back overnight for the fiery warning of his own putting Iran on notice. To never threatened the US again or else all in his words ABC's are lit signs is in Washington with the very latest good morning hour. Take and that's and Diane good morning it's first time the president has made these types of threats. Last year it was fire and fury against North Korea and now he's telling Iran to stop their threats or else. Back in Washington president trump fired off a late night all caps warning to LeBron. The president weeded never ever threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before. Around the same time the president secretary of state blasted the regime. The level corruption wealth among a ray leadership is that Iran is run by something that resembles the mafia. More than a government. Hours earlier Iran's president issued a threat of his own the scene at war with Iran is the mother of all wars. He added mr. trump do not play with the lion's tail or else you Wilbert credit. The escalating war of words comes as Iran faces looming sanctions months after the US with two roof from the Iran nuclear deal. The fact is this was a horrible one sided deal that should have never ever been made. The president also dealing with more fallout from sit down with Russian president Vladimir Putin's. President Putin. He just said it's not Russian. I will say this I don't see any reason why it would be. A statement he later walked back. A new ABC news Washington Post poll found that roughly 50% of voters disapprove of the president's handling of the summit. These are serious matters and I think there's no ignoring the fact that for whatever reason. This president acts like he's compromise. After a week of walk backs on Russia's election interference in the present. Fired off another tweet on Russia calling it all a big hoax. Diana attendance let's signs live from DC are let thank you.

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