Remarks by President Trump on May 13, 2019 (Excerpts)

May 13, 2019

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Q    Are you at war with Iran?  Are you seeking regime change there?

PRESIDENT TRUMP:  We’ll see what happens with Iran.  If they do anything, it would be a very bad mistake.  If they do anything.  I’m hearing little stories about Iran.  If they do anything, they will suffer greatly.  We’ll see what happens with Iran.

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Q    Mr. President, are you concerned about the attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East?

PRESIDENT TRUMP:  We’ll see what happens.  It’s going to be a bad problem for Iran if something happens, I can tell you that.  They’re not going to be happy.  They are not going to be happy people.  Okay?

Q    What do you mean by that?

PRESIDENT TRUMP:  You can figure it out yourself.  They know what I mean by it.

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