SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — President Donald Trump says he ordered the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani because he was “plotting to kill” many Americans. Trump on Friday made his first comments on the killing of the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force.
The deadly U.S. strike in Iraq marked a major escalation in the conflict between Washington and Iran.
Iran has vowed “harsh retaliation.”
More than 12 hours after the airstrike, we’re getting the first reaction from members of South Dakota’s Congressional delegation.
On Twitter, Senator Mike Rounds says the airstrike was a “necessary action designed to protect Americans from anticipated attacks that he was directly involved in planning. “
KELOLAND’s Perry Groten is reaching out to the other members of the South Dakota delegation for reaction. He’ll also be talking with a retired, two-star general about the airstrike and what could happen next.
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