* Trump says Iran is in ‘big trouble’ and warns that the U.S. has lots of warships
* The nation’s military seized two UK-registered oil tanker ships in the Persian Gulf
* The Stena Impero was ordered to turn to the north by Iranian forces, who also took over the British-operated Mesdar
* UK officials said they lost contact with the 23 crew following the incident
* Trump says Britain’s crisis will be resolved thanks to a longstanding but unwritten mutual defense agreement with the United States
President Donald Trump said Friday that the Islamic Republicn of Iran has endangered itself by seizing a pair of British oil tankers in the Persian Gulf.
‘Iran is showing their true colors,’ he told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House has he departed for a weekend in New Jersey.
‘Iran is in big trouble.’
The president warned that although the U.S. doesn’t have many tankers in the Gulf because it is trending toward energy independence, ‘we have a lot of ships there that are warships.’
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