Trump says war with Iran was ‘Closer Than You Thought’

The Wall Street Journal | Andrew Restuccia and Rebecca Ballhaus: President Trump said war with Iran was “closer than you thought” and that he plans to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, in remarks made during a nearly two-hour lunch with television anchors at the White House on Tuesday, according to people familiar with the conversation.

Over celery soup, fish and coconut macaroons, the president spoke at length about Mr. Limbaugh, who said Monday he is being treated for advanced lung cancer, the people said.

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