Trump Says U.S. Was 'Cocked And Loaded' Before He Called Off Strike On Iran President Trump confirmed that he approved a strike on Iran on Thursday after it shot down a U.S. drone but called off the operation after the initial moves were underway. This episode: Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and Congressional correspondent Susan Davis. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
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Trump Says U.S. Was 'Cocked And Loaded' Before He Called Off Strike On Iran

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Trump Says U.S. Was 'Cocked And Loaded' Before He Called Off Strike On Iran

Trump Says U.S. Was 'Cocked And Loaded' Before He Called Off Strike On Iran

Trump Says U.S. Was 'Cocked And Loaded' Before He Called Off Strike On Iran

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President Trump confirmed that he approved a strike on Iran on Thursday after it shot down a U.S. drone but called off the operation after the initial moves were underway. This episode: Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and Congressional correspondent Susan Davis. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.