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The latest on the US-Iran crisis

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham appeared on Fox News moments ago — on the 302nd day without a formal press briefing — and didnt provide many answers on the imminent threat that led to the killing of General Soleimani.

Asked about the potential response from Iran, she said, "Thats not something that we would know about, but were definitely ready for it," adding that the US military is prepared.

Grisham declined to specify the threats Soleimani posed.

"No. Thats something — It was an intel-based decision and it saved American lives," she said, adding that "its unfortunate" that critics are questioning the intelligence.

Members of Congress are being briefed tomorrow, she said, speculating that details will "leak."

As to Trumps next decision and meetings, "Hes being briefed all of the time. Hes talking to his national security team all of the time. Hes also continuing on with the job of the President," noting that he is meeting with the Greek Prime Minister today.

"The country should feel good that this President is not going to let anything Read More – Source

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