Report: Iran MP threatens attack on White House: ‘We can attack the White House itself…’

A member of Iran’s parliament on Sunday suggested Iran can retaliate against U.S. escalations in the Middle East with its own attacks on U.S. soil, including at the White House. Abolfazl Abutorabi, a hardline member of Iran’s parliament, urged Iran to treat a U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general as an act of war, warranting immediate response, according to The Independent. “We can attack the White House itself, we can respond to them on the American soil. We have the power, and God willing we will respond in an appropriate time,” Abutorabi said in comments first circulated by Iran’s ILNA news agency. Abutorabi made his comments during parliamentary debates as to how the Iranian government should respond to the U.S. strike in Baghdad, Iraq that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani. For Abutorabi, the answer was that Iran “should crush America’s teeth.” “This is a declaration of war, which means if you hesitate you lose,” he said. “When someone declares war do you want to respond to

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