As the protests continue in Iran, conservative politicians are offering their support to the Iranian people. On Thursday, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) issued the following statement:
On Friday, the State Department issued a statement declaring:
Iran’s leaders have turned a wealthy country with a rich history and culture into an economically depleted rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed, and chaos. As President Trump has said, the longest-suffering victim's of Iran's leaders are Iran's own people. The United States strongly condemns the arrest of peaceful protesters. We urge all nations to publicly support the Iranian people and their demands for basic rights and an end to corruption.
Also on Friday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted:
President Trump has shown his support in multiple tweets, including this one from Friday:
On Saturday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) released a statement:
On Sunday, Mitt Romney and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley released their own statements via Twitter:
As the Iranian protests roll on, expect even more support from conservative and Republican leaders.