Trump says he "hopes" U.S. doesn't go to war with Iran
President Donald Trump on Thursday said he hopes the US is not "going to war with Iran." The US and Iran are in the midst of a military standoff after the Trump administration deployed military assets to the Middle East in response to unspecified threats. The Trump administration has so far offered vague answers on what its plans are regarding Iran, which has even frustrated some Republican lawmakers as Democrats raise alarm bells about a potential war. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday said "I hope not" when asked by a reporter if the US is "going to war with Iran."