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Sarah Sanders Asked If Trump Is Trying To ‘Change The Subject’ From Russia To Iran – She Takes Jab At Media

Benny Johnson Columnist, Viral Politics

Late Sunday night, President Trump sent out a threatening tweet to the leader of Iran.

In the tweet directed toward Iranian President Rouhani, Trump said in all-caps, “NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE. WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH. BE CAUTIOUS!”

The response to the tweet has been alarming.

Press secretary Sarah Sanders took questions outside the White House Monday, including one from a reporter who asked if the president was trying to “change the subject” from Russia to Iran. Sanders said bluntly that Trump can focus on two things at once, unlike the media.

“I think the president has the ability, unlike a lot of those in the media, to actually focus on more than one issue at a time,” Sanders quipped, “and certainly we know the media’s obsessed with speaking about all Russia, all the time, but the president’s focused on a lot of things that are taking place across the globe, and Iran is one of them and it’s been something we’ve talked about since we first came into this administration.”

Sanders continued, “The president’s responding to Iran and he’s not going to allow them to continue to make threats against America. If anybody is inciting anything, look no further than to Iran.”

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