On June 24, the White House announced the Executive Order on Imposing Sanctions with Respect to Iran. Here is POTUS making the official announcement.
Trump said he's placing new sanctions on Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini — he died in 1989 pic.twitter.com/eyvenzcuNs
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) June 24, 2019
This is extraordinarily inept on the part of the White House. President Trump announces sanctions against Iran's supreme leader, whom he names as Ayatollah Khomeini. But Ayatollah Khomeini died in 1989. (Trump means Ayatollah Ali Khamenei). https://t.co/NPZMclFk7W
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) June 25, 2019
#UPDATE Iran says new US sanctions against its leaders mark the end of diplomacy with Washington, after President Donald Trump threatens the country with "obliteration" https://t.co/9Bb0MI5V9r pic.twitter.com/WeCU9WMJOT
— AFP news agency (@AFP) June 25, 2019