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Bill Johnson Statement on President Trump Iran Remarks

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Washington, January 8, 2020 | Ben Keeler (330.337.6951) | comments
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after President Trump spoke from the White House regarding the latest developments with Iran:
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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after President Trump spoke from the White House regarding the latest developments with Iran: 

Today, President Trump demonstrated real leadership and a forceful resolve in the face of Iranian aggression. He made it clear that he prefers de-escalation, but that the United States will always defend itself, our people, and our allies. However, he made crystal clear what the whole civilized world knows: Iran can never have a nuclear weapon.

I sincerely hope there is no more bloodshed, and I thank God that no Americans were harmed in last night’s attacks in Iraq. The United States does not want conflict, but Iran must understand there will be a price to pay for supplying terrorists, inflicting harm on Americans, and destabilizing the Middle East. President Trump has offered the Iranian leaders an “off-ramp” toward an opportunity to become a peaceful, productive member of the world community. They should take it
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