Defense Secretary Refuses To Endorse Trump’s Claims On Iran | Morning Joe | MSNBC


Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that he 'didn't see' specific evidence that Iran was readying to attack four U.S. embassies, as the president claimed last week. Aired on 1/13/20.
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Defense Secretary Refuses To Endorse Trump's Claims On Iran | Morning Joe | MSNBC

57 Comments on "Defense Secretary Refuses To Endorse Trump’s Claims On Iran | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. “Probably “Perhaps” “Maybe” and “Can’t say Where or When” does NOT equal “imminent”!!

  2. Trump’s reasons: Attack was imminent
    : He was caught in the act
    : He was a bad guy anyway

  3. Rename this show.
    Call it, “The Morning Reminder”
    That our nation is currently run by delusional liars, creepy opportunists and traitors.

    • BimbodaBody Type | January 13, 2020 at 5:42 PM | Reply

      I guess this is what you have to tell yourself… too bad no one’s buying it!

    • @Realistic Views triggered much?!
      Another snowflaKKKe in need of a safe space

    • Realistic Views | January 13, 2020 at 8:08 PM | Reply

      @Dark Star You Don’t Need to Confess , Inbred—-Defective—-Brains—-Child……..We ALL Saw You Were Breaking—-Out—-CRYING The Minute You Heard Your HUSBAND Was Zapped Like A FLY , By President—-Trump……..But NOT To Worry—-Your—-Little—-Head—-GIRL………

      According to the Latest—-Leaked—-Intelligence coming out of the U.S.—Pentagon , You will be RE-united with Your Husband Very + Very Soon , Girl……..They ‘re Working On Pin—-Pointing Your Surface—-To—-Air—-GPS—-Coordinates………

    • The truth is what it is called

  4. Evelyn Rodriguez | January 13, 2020 at 11:32 AM | Reply

    How good to lie when you get smacked with the truth in your face.

  5. Waterborne Camper | January 13, 2020 at 11:38 AM | Reply

    This is exactly the reason why there were so many stories at the beginning of his presidency of Trump asking people if they were going to be loyal to the country, or to HIM….

  6. It all started with one lie and the cover up, became cover ups, and now we are at more than 13,000 lies.

  7. Jivko Dimitrov | January 13, 2020 at 11:41 AM | Reply

    They are clearly saying that there is no evidence for an imminent attack on four embassies.

    • yea and…….

    • Jivko Dimitrov | January 13, 2020 at 9:11 PM | Reply

      Dano … and that means he was lying about his motivation to do this now. As a result Iraq wants US out of Iraq. And also the real motivation remains unclear. A speculation would be his desire to start a war in order to get re-elected.

    • christopher weise | January 13, 2020 at 9:29 PM | Reply

      Jivko Dimitrov – Hmmm…..Just like in 2011 when Trump said that was what Obama was gonna do. It’s almost like Trump was projecting. Hmmm……Donald Trump projecting? Insert shocked face here.

    • The American people were lied to once again. This is a very serious lie.

  8. The biggest COWARD of ALL is sitting in the WH ….

  9. Janet McDonald | January 13, 2020 at 12:36 PM | Reply

    Imagine if Americans had been on the plane that was shot down?

    • @Pamela Wilson Balls Obama screwed up the economy all the numbers indicate towards that. Obama added 9 Trillion nation debt with his two years tenure with hardly any money going into national capital expenditure to boost the economy. This how stupid and shameless democracy are trying to take credits for what republicans have done. Democrat run states are an excellent example of the effectiveness of the policy. Why is there a net positive migration to long term republican governed states?

    • @Humble one and moon is not made of snowflakes like you which the earth seems to have a lot

    • @Pamela Wilson Obama is most deceiving politician in Modern American history, he has killed more middle eastern civilians than Trump. He even sanctioned bombing on civilian localities go do your research. Besides do you know democrats where all in support of barriers along the border before Trump brought up the issue? Talking about hypocrisy you know how many people Obama deported?

    • @george thomas well I guess there goes the Republican theory that Dems all love the terrorists, thanks for debunking that Republican talking point. As for the wall, the big beautiful wall that Mexico was supposed to pay for, I assume that is the one you are talking about. Yes the Democrats have always been in favour of defending the boarder, they were simply against the ridiculous lie that Trump was telling about his ridiculous wall, it is not only un-necessary to build a wall clear across the country it is pretty much impossible due to the lay of the land and the problems it would cause by having to have the government take people’s land from them to build it and Mexico was never going to pay for it, just another con by Don. Yes Obama deported people legally (you would have thought Republicans would have admired him for that), he did not hold them like forever hostages and leave them in constant filth, and let them die in those cages. He also did not separate children from their parents in such a fashion that they may never be able to reunite them again.

    • @Pamela Wilson well he deported 3.5 million people, democrats are blocking Trump from ripping of loopholes. Mexico will pay through some means now they are providing security on the other side. Trump is gonna build that wall win coming election and make people like you go nuts. Where was the hypocrates demorats when Obama deported 3.5 million people. Pathetic

  10. Madison Marshall | January 13, 2020 at 12:38 PM | Reply

    Is “probably” now a justification to attack another country without congressional approval? Imagine if all countries did that?

    • Christine Kerby | January 13, 2020 at 8:21 PM | Reply

      I think we call them terrorists?

    • @Christine Kerby many calls U.S. terrorist and you think they also could bomb your neighbor with no consequence.
      You know U.S. history in middle east?? They have interfered almost all country in this region.
      Like they have done in south/middle America.
      You think that’s is legal act to do what U.S have done after ww2

  11. michael anderson | January 13, 2020 at 12:45 PM | Reply

    So this man lies when he doesn’t have to ,I reckon he learned how to do that when he was much younger .

  12. juan l de guevara | January 13, 2020 at 12:49 PM | Reply

    But of course trump triggered the conflict with Iran !

  13. Dictator Trump is Enemy of USA!


    • I agree that Trump is the enemy of USA. One Sunday morning he said on national TV he and whoever he considers “WE” was going to stop the Government.

    • Tattletale RED | January 13, 2020 at 9:14 PM | Reply

      Donee Stoner
      Its True
      You Are ABSOLUTELY Correct & on Target with that thought and the Sooner he becomes Iran’s or a Russian Target the Better America will Be.

      But it’s also True, that Hillary was just as BAD…

      It’s “Tulsi Time” for the United States & Nobody Else Running is Fit to be our True Leader if Bernie wasn’t so sick & too old …

    • @Tattletale RED Bernie can still hold at least four

    • Gerald Thompson | January 13, 2020 at 9:49 PM | Reply

      The nut is a traitor liar and fool

  14. Look in a dictionary under lies and the definition is when drump opens his mouth!

  15. Come on; three years ago Chump told everyone he “knew more than the Generals”.

  16. “Leadership by deception isn’t leadership. It’s fraud.” ✍🏼DaShanne Stokes

  17. The trumpturds lie when their lips are moving.

  18. Imagine being a high ranking, decorated military leader, and still have to scoop up Trump’s lumps.

  19. You know why he’s making this crap up. For his troglodyte base at home that gets all fired up when they hear it.

  20. Marnie Friedman | January 13, 2020 at 5:09 PM | Reply

    Whenever Trump says ANYTHING, I immediately utter, “he is lying”. SAD!!!!

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