This has all occurred in the wake of Trump’s order for a drone strike that killed Iran’s top general.
As Trump offers rhetorical support for Iranians, his administration continues to bar them from traveling to the US.
The Trump administration has also crippled Iran’s economy with harsh sanctions that have in many ways hit regular Iranians the hardest.
Trump has vowed to continue to „stand with“ Iranians amid reports of crackdowns on anti-government protests, warning Tehran against killing demonstrators.
As Trump offers his support to Iranians, for example, his administration’s travel ban simultaneously blocks them (and people from six other countries) from coming to the US.
Iranians have said the average person, and not the country’s leaders, are hurting the most from the US-imposed economic sanctions.
Similarly, Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, tweeted: „It’s outrageous that @realDonaldTrump elevated such repulsive anti-Muslim bigotry. »