Fox News host Sean Hannity opened his show on Thursday with a promise that President Trump would soon declare war on Iran unless Iran’s leader took a “small opportunity” for peace.
Hannity said that if the “Mullahs [of Iran] are smart enough” they will take a quickly disappearing option to negotiate peace with the U.S. following the destruction of a U.S. surveillance drone overnight Wednesday.
If not, Hannity said, Trump would proceed to “bomb the hell out of” the country.
A reporter who first posted the clip online noted that Hannity’s warning to Iran came just minutes after his lead-in, Tucker Carlson, praised the president for avoiding calls for war with Iran.
Tucker opened his show by praising Trump for resisting calls to war with Iran.— Madeline Peltz (@peltzmadeline) June 21, 2019
When his show ended, Sean Hannity promised Trump "will bomb the hell out of" Iran, because this is "simple peace through strength"
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It was reported by the Daily Beast on Wednesday that Carlson has been personally advising Trump on the subject and urging him to resist calls for war from within his administration. Carlson has also publicly criticized Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton, who is seen as hawkish on the issue of Iran.
Tensions were raised overnight between the Trump administration and Iran after the Middle Eastern country claimed to have shot down a surveillance drone flying over its southern Hormozgan Province. U.S. Central Command confirmed the drone’s destruction in a
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