Remarks by President Trump in Press Briefing (Excerpts)

August 14, 2020


Q On oil: The U.S. this week seized four Iranian —


Q — oil tankers going towards Venezuela.

THE PRESIDENT: Yeah. Not supposed to do that.

Q Wondering — yeah, they’re — they’re going to go to Houston. I’m wondering what you’re going to do with that oil and if this is something —

THE PRESIDENT: We’ll be announcing. We have four tankers. They going to Houston, and they’re there. We — they’re not supposed to be doing that. Iran is not supposed to be doing that. And so we did — we seized the tankers, and we’re moving them, and moved, to Houston.