Iran vs. Israel: Donald Trump says attack would not have happened if he were president

Former US president and electoral candidate Donald Trump (2017-2021) showed this Saturday the country's support for Israel and he considered that Iran's attack would not have occurred if he had been in the White House.

“UNITED STATES SUPPORTS ISRAEL!”he said on his social network, Truth Social and during a campaign event in Pennsylvania.

The former Republican president added in another message on that same account that “the attack should never have been allowed to take place” and stressed that this “NEVER” would have happened if he were president.

These comments contrast with criticism recently expressed about Tel Aviv, in which he considered that Israel was “losing the public communication war” and said he was not sure he liked the way the country was acting against Hamas. .

His latest comments are in line with what was expressed this Saturday by the conservative as well. Michael Johnson, leader of the lower house American, which considered that the current Government has contributed to the Iranian offensive.

“The weakening of Israel and the appeasement of Iran by the Biden Administration have contributed to these terrible events,” the latter indicated in xwhere he stressed that he will continue working with the White House “to insist on an appropriate response.”

The Iranian response comes in retaliation to Israel for the attack on the Iranian consulate in Damascus which killed seven members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, in addition to destroying the building attached to the Tehran embassy, ​​which was the residence of the Iranian ambassador.

White House reaffirms its support for Israel; Biden holds emergency meeting

The White House assured its support for the people of Israel and said it will contribute to their defense against “threats from Iran.” He indicated that the air attack “It will surely take place for several hours.”

US President Joe Biden called an emergency meeting and cut short a weekend trip to his beach house in Delaware to return to Washington. An important message about the conflict is expected to be delivered tonight.

Biden stressed that The commitment of the United States to Israel against Iran is “iron”.

The president accompanied his message in among others.

The National Security team, meeting in an emergency this Saturday afternoon, also included the CIA Director Bill Burns; to the White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivanand the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Charles Brown, among others, as previously reported by the White House.

With information from EFE.