United States President Joe Biden has cut his “Bidenomics” presser short to head to the situation room for a “issue I need to deal with” amid reports of simultaneous and coordinated rocket attacks against American military installations in Syria.
?? President Biden: "I have to go to the situation room. There's an issue I need to deal with."
— Biden at the end of remarks on the economy pic.twitter.com/QDzdBFcLui
— Moshe Schwartz (@YWNReporter) October 23, 2023
This comes amid a wave of attacks over the past week targeting American airbases in Iraq and garrisons in Syria by Iran-backed militia forces.