The Latest: Trump: US was 'cocked and loaded' to strike Iran
June 21, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran's tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local):
President Donald Trump says the U.S. was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the strikes 10 minutes before they were to be carried out after being told some 150 people could die.
Trump tweeted Friday that the U.S. was ready to "retaliate last night on 3 different sights when I asked, how many will die." He said a general told him 150 people, and he canceled the strikes as "not proportionate to s...