The report outlining the administration's legal justifications for killing the Iranian general does not cite an "imminent attack," which Trump and some of his top officials claimed was the reason.
The threat was made in Iran's parliament by the lawmaker who represents the area that former Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani came from.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told worshippers in Tehran on Friday that the strike against American targets in Iraq should be considered a "day of Allah."
Benjamin B. Ferencz, 99, said he "cannot stay silent" on what he termed the "murder" of the influential Iranian commander.
Douglas London, a 34-year veteran of the CIA, warned that Trump is primarily focused on "celebrity" and "headlines."
Moderates from across the political spectrum showed the biggest decline in consumer confidence.
Iran has used the killing to rally support at home and abroad, but now has to walk the tightrope between underwhelming its allies and provoking an all-out war.
James L. Jones said the president should not listen to the "appeasers" who want to return to "normal business."
"In pursuing the case of the downed plane, justice will be implemented irrespective of any circumstances," Iran's judiciary chief said.
"[Trump] would kind of mix up both the impeachment issue as well as the attack on Soleimani," Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi said.
"It is unconscionable that an American president would mock Islam and Muslims in such a derogatory manner," a spokesperson for the Council on American-Islamic Relations told Newsweek.
Soleimani was considered Iran's top military commander until he was assassinated in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad earlier this month.
There is no need for the Trump administration to degrade diplomatic dialogue or hide the legitimate motivations for conflict with Iran under the guise of fighting terrorism.
Instead of overreact to every Iranian action, the U.S. needs to keep the scale of the Iranian threat in perspective—and make a pragmatic offer to Tehran.
"The present wave of protests has the potential of developing into a revolution," Hilal Khashan, a professor at the American University of Beirut, told Newsweek.
Esper appeared to contradict the president on Sunday, when he said he had not seen evidence that Iran was planning attacks on four American embassies.
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Mark Esper's comments came after Trump said that he believed four U.S. embassies would have been attacked if Soleimani was not killed.
"Instead of caving, Iran is moving step by step out of the nuclear deal and in recent months it hit six ships, attacked Saudi oil facilities and set fire to the U.S. embassy in Baghdad," Chris Wallace pointed out.
"Trump might be impeached, but he also seems unleashed," S.E. Cupp said.
A majority of respondents to the ABC/Ipsos survey also believed Trump's actions have made the U.S. less safe.
Thousands took to the street, calling on Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei to resign.
All 176 passengers and crew on board the Ukrainian Airlines flight died in the crash.
Social media posts about the death of Iranian Major General Qassem Suleimani have been censored or deleted by Instagram, according to the International Federation of Journalists.
Gaddafi was captured and killed by Misrata militia members during the Battle of Sirte in 2011.
On Thursday's episode of 'Washington Watch with Tony Perkins,' Family Research Council director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview David Closson said the killing of Soleimani was justified by the Bible. "All killing is tragic," Closson said, "but sometimes it's necessary."
In a CNN op-ed, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told GOP Representative Doug Collins that he "should know better" after saying Democrats were "in love with terrorists."
"We had all of the top-ranking intelligence people, military people, and not one word of that was mentioned," Sanders said of the intelligence briefing he attended before the strike that killed the Iranian commander.
"When they started something like this and Iran responded proportionately, that phase was over. So, if the U.S. is going to start again, definitely we'll have to respond," Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi told CNN.
The president also took aim at Nancy Pelosi during his Ohio rally last night, saying she was "not operating with a full deck."