President Trump spoke with reporters in the Oval Office a few minutes ago and suggested that a “stupid person” and not the regime itself was responsible for the downing of a U.S. drone in international waters earlier today:

He went on to say that it’s “hard to believe it was intentional”:

Well, the president did call it a “very big mistake” which this would be:

And he did leave open the idea of some sort of retaliation:

More quotes from the press pool:

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