White House inviting congressional leaders to Situation Room for Iran briefing

White House inviting congressional leaders to Situation Room for Iran briefing

The White House on Thursday invited congressional leaders to the Situation Room for a briefing on Iran.

The White House has invited Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPatagonia says to shut stores for a few hours during Global Climate Strike Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Pelosi unveils signature plan to lower drug prices | Trump says it's 'great to see' plan | Progressives pushing for changes Progressives push for changes to Pelosi drug pricing plan MORE (D-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellPatagonia says to shut stores for a few hours during Global Climate Strike Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Pelosi unveils signature plan to lower drug prices | Trump says it's 'great to see' plan | Progressives pushing for changes On The Money: House votes to avert shutdown, fund government through November | Judge blocks California law requiring Trump tax returns | Senate panel approves three spending bills MORE (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer, Pelosi push Trump to back universal background check bill Sinema says she would back Kennedy in race against Markey Democrats threaten to withhold defense votes over wall MORE (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyAmerica's newest comedy troupe: House GOP Pelosi unveils signature plan to lower drug prices Modernize Congress to make it work for the people MORE (R-Calif.) to attend a briefing at 3 p.m., a source familiar with the matter told The Hill.

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpMarine unit in Florida reportedly pushing to hold annual ball at Trump property Giuliani clashes with CNN's Cuomo, calls him a 'sellout' and the 'enemy' Giuliani says 'of course' he asked Ukraine to look into Biden seconds after denying it MORE, leaders of the House and Senate Intelligence and Armed Services committees and administration intelligence officials are expected to attend. 

Trump tweeted Thursday morning that Iran "made a very big mistake" after the country shot down a U.S. drone, further inflaming tensions between the two nations.

The president later told reporters at the White House that the public “will soon find out” if he plans to strike Iran, but did not elaborate. He left the door open for a military response, though he added he “wants to get out of these endless wars.”

It is unclear yet whether the attack on the drone was intentional, though Trump suggested that the drone was downed by "mistake."

Trump said he has a “feeling that it was a mistake made by somebody who shouldn’t have been doing something that they did.”

U.S. Central Command said in a statement the downing of the drone was an “unprovoked attack.”

Updated at 1:54 p.m.