War with Iran has no payoff for the United States. Democratic leaders are calling on Trump to avoid another pointless war.
The U.S. track record with wars suggests America will not have an easy time finding any kind of win in a war with Iran.
Iran has ambitions in the region that would embolden terrorists like Hezbollah and threaten our allies in the region. Diplomacy didn't work when Obama tried it—the Iranians cheated with the nuclear deal while funding and training terror groups across the region. No one wants to confront Iran, but it has to be done. .
Trump isn't just jumping into a war without thinking. He's working with his advisers to figure out the best course of action. In the past, he's called off attacks before they could be carried out.
The Trump administration is arguing the assassination was legal and not an act of war because Soleimani was in the process of leading a coup in Iraq, which would have targeted US citizens in the process. It was self-defense, they argue.