President Donald Trump said “hope not” when he was asked Thursday if the United States is going to war with Iran.
That answer to a reporter’s question during a photo opportunity at the White House with Swiss President Ueli Maurer came amid growing concern about a conflict between the U.S. and Iran.
Meanwhile, members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details about the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran.
“The responsibility in the Congress is for Congress to declare war,” said Pelosi, D-Calif.
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