PBS NewsHour

President Trump holds back on strike against missile site

Clip: 06/21/2019 | 3m 56s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump says he approved an airstrike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. drone, only to call it off last-minute upon deciding the potential for casualties was too high. Now, some former senior military and diplomatic officials are questioning the president’s decision-making process. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 06/21/19

Rating: NR

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