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As backlash continues to come at the White House over President Donald Trump's choice to assassinate a foreign leader, his supporters in his administration and Congress scramble to create excuses and false equivalencies.

Among those congressional supporters is Arizona Republican Representative Paul Gosar.

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Connecticut Democratic Representative Jim Himes on CNN's New Day July 23, 2018. (@CNN/Twitter)

In an interview on CNN program New Day, Connecticut Democratic Representative Jim Himes made a charge that others echoed: President Donald Trump sees provoking a war as a way to solve his political problems.

In the wake of the President's late Sunday all caps Twitter threat directed at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, people had questions and concerns. Are we going to war?

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran on July 22, 2018 and United States President Donald Trump. (Photos by Iranian Presidency / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images and Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

In the latest example of diplomacy via Twitter meltdown, President Donald Trump addressed the President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, with an all caps threat Sunday night.

To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE."

WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH. BE CAUTIOUS!"

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A recent concert by the Tehran Symphony Orchestra was cancelled 15 minutes before it was scheduled to begin, according to Agence France-Presse. The conductor of the orchestra cited the presence of “female musicians” as the reason for the cancellation.

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