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Developing: President denies plan to send up to 120K troops to the Middle East

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Developing news out of Iran. The New York Times is now reporting the Trump Administration is reviewing a plan to send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East.

That’s because Iran is accusing the U.S. of framing them for an attack on three oil tankers in the Persian Gulf.

The President says those reports aren’t true.

Related: Pentagon: US moving Patriot missile battery to Mideast

Last week, U.S. officials announced they believed Iran was planning some kind of attack on U.S. Forces in the Middle East.

So, the Pentagon deployed an aircraft carrier to counter those alleged threats. 

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