White House national security adviser John Bolton had warned Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, "I don't think you'll have many more anniversaries left to enjoy."
"It definitely rattled people," a former senior U.S. administration official told The Wall Street Journal. "People were shocked. It was mind-boggling how cavalier they were about hitting Iran."
"John Bolton has been assigned with the job organizing my assassination," said the Venezuelan president, providing no evidence.
Trump has effectively raised taxes on most Americans.
National security adviser John Bolton first said there was no reason to listen to the tapes because he did not speak Arabic; this week he offered another reason.
"These tyrants fancy themselves strongmen and revolutionaries, icon and luminaries," Bolton said in his speech.
Despite the national security adviser's claims, many experts are concerned that Russia has persisted in its attempts to hack the upcoming U.S. midterms.
"That, I have not heard about," President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday after he was asked about an alleged shouting match between White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and National Security Adviser John Bolton.
The court brings those who commit the worst atrocities to justice when their own countries will not.
The Trump administration had threatened to sanction the International Criminal Court if it investigates war crimes accusations against the U.S.
The U.N. has warned an Idlib offensive could cause the worst humanitarian catastrophe of the 21st century.
John Bolton will warn Monday that the U.S. "will use any means necessary" to keep Americans from facing trial in what the administration considers an "illegitimate court."
Following the attack, the Venezuelan leader accused right-wing groups and pointed fingers at Colombia. He also suggested that Venezuelans living in the U.S. were involved.
The U.S. government was not involved in any way with a Saturday drone explosion at a Venezuelan military event, according to President Donald Trump's national security advisor.
The two leaders began the day with a tête-à-tête—and are now in a bigger meeting with officials.
President Trump will meet Putin on Monday in Helsinki, Finland.
President Vladimir Putin is ready to discuss "all the other questions" in the "search for potential common ground."
Bolton was grilled by reporters over his past comments about Russia.
President Donald Trump's national security adviser sharply criticized the Russian president in the past.