Leftists everywhere rooting for Iran on this one.
“Iran Threatens to ‘Depose’ Trump as Military Readies Missile Strikes on U.S. Forces,” by Adam Kredo, Washington Free Beacon, June 21, 2017:
A senior Iranian leader and confidant of the Islamic Republic’s president is threatening to “depose” President Donald Trump if he continues his policy of confronting Iran and its terror proxy groups in the Middle East, according to recent comments that come as Iranian military leaders threaten missile strikes on U.S. forces and bases in the region.
Mostafa Tajzadeh, a leading Iranian politician and ally to President Hassan Rouhani, claimed this week that the Trump administration is too “fragile” to confront Iran and that if U.S. officials do “anything unwise against Iran,” the Islamic Republic will see that Trump is “deposed,” according to Farsi-language comments independently translated for the Washington Free Beacon….
Iranian forces and militants affiliated with Hezbollah, which is backed by Tehran, have launched several strikes on U.S.-backed forces in Syria in recent weeks, amplifying a growing proxy war between the United States and Iran that threatens to ignite the larger region….
Tajzadeh appeared to up the stakes in a tweet endorsing efforts to see Trump thrown out of office.
“Trump’s presidency is so fragile that if he does anything unwise against Iran, if we react smartly, instead of the Islamic Republic of Iran, it is Trump who will be deposed,” the Iranian official tweeted, according to a translation of his remarks….
Senior Iranian officials tied to its Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, or IRGC, also are seeking confrontation, and have warned that the recent missile strikes in Syria were meant as a message to the United States and Israel.
“This reaction has a clear message for the American enemies and certain regional states that think that if they attack Iran, their aggression will remain unanswered,” Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military aide to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Wednesday in the country’s state-controlled press….