Trump speaks on US air strike that killed Iranian general Soleimani
President Trump delivered swift remarks on the US airstrike that killed Iranian's top general Qassem Soleimani.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was questioned by reporters at the State Department Tuesday about the U.S. airstrike that killed top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani last week. Watch his remarks. Iran is promising revenge after the targeted killing of one of its top military leaders. President Trump authorized a drone strike that killed General Qassem Soleimani near Baghdad International Airport. Kelly Magsamen, vice president of national security and international policy at the Center for American Progress, joined CBSN to discuss the possible consequences. Some of the Democratic presidential candidates are weighing in on the killing of one of Iran's most powerful military leaders. Qassem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad, and the move could renew the foreign policy debate in the race for the White House. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joined CBSN to discuss. President Trump delivered remarks on the U.S. airstrike that killed the Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. "We took action last night to stop a war," the president said.