January 26, 2020; 5:00 PM EST
AFP is reporting that five rockets exploded near the U.S. Embassy in Iraq’s capital Sunday night. Of those five fired, three directly hit the embassy.
— AFP news agency (@AFP) January 26, 2020
This is one of many of the times the American embassy has been hit by foes in recent weeks. After President Donald Trump ordered the death of Iranian Gen. Qasem Suleimani, supporters of Iran attacked the embassy (pictured above), breaching the wall and burning the entrance.
Three rockets directly strike US embassy in Baghdad, Iraq https://t.co/i8WwPx7zXe
— Marie (@1purehappy) January 26, 2020
Trump has not commented and has spent most of his Sunday railing against impeachment.
I’m confused. Trump assured us that assassinating the Iranian general created a magical protection shield that would prevent any attack on embassies in the Middle East. What happened?