In 2011 and 2012, Donald Trump repeatedly accused President Barack Obama of seeking war with Iran to help win the 2012 presidential election.
„In order to get elected, @BarackObama will start a war with Iran,“ Trump tweeted in 2011, years before he began his own presidential campaign.
Tweets from back in 2011 and 2012 in which Donald Trump predicted that President Barack Obama would start a war with Iran to secure his reelection have gone viral after the US assassinated a top Iranian general, dramatically escalating its confrontation with Iran.
In order to get elected, @BarackObama will start a war with Iran.
Don't let Obama play the Iran card in order to start a war in order to get elected–be careful Republicans!
Trump on Nov. 16, 2011: “Our president will start a war with Iran because he has absolutely no ability to negotiate.
After Obama won reelection, Trump continued to accuse him of seeking war with Iran. »