Democratic Congresswoman and struggling 2020 presidential contender Tulsi Gabbard hit back at Trump’s strong rhetoric. Gabbard wrote on Twitter in a reply to a Trump tweet, “Trump awaits instructions from his Saudi masters. Having our country act as Saudi Arabia’s bitch is not ‘America First.'”
The Iran-aligned Houthi group that controls Yemen’s capital claimed responsibility for the attack, which knocked out more than half of Saudi Arabia’s oil production and damaged the world’s biggest crude processing plant.