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The fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote a scathing New York Times op-ed about Washington's lackluster response to his murder.
The Trump administration has rejected suggestions it's moving toward war after deploying military assets in response to unspecified threats.
Carlson, who hosts "Tucker Carlson Tonight," has been critical of Trump's foreign policy advisers on his show in recent weeks with regards to Iran.
Lawmakers are pushing back against the Trump administration's case for using the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force to attack Iran.
"The Iranians believe that we won't respond, and that’s why we’ve been very clear in our message," a top US general said on Tuesday.
Trump administration dodges questions on calls for a UN probe of tanker attacks as it struggles to convince allies of Iran’s guilt
The Trump administration has been dodging inquiries into whether it would support an independent inquiry into the recent oil tanker attacks.
The president doubled down on accusations that Iran was behind the attacks on two tankers, pointing to evidence released by the US military.
Owner of tanker attacked in Gulf of Oman blames ‘flying objects,’ seeming to contradict US suggestion that it was a mine
The US military said it saw what it believed to be a mine on the side of the ship, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attacks.
Trump is keeping Congress in the dark about his dealings with Saudi Arabia that threaten to upend the Middle East
Many lawmakers are concerned the US is being exploited by the Saudi government, which they say is perpetuating chaos across the Middle East.
Trump’s Iran strategy is failing to reduce tensions as a top general warns the threat to US troops is still ‘imminent’
The Trump administration announced new sanctions against Iran on Friday, a day after a top US general warned the threat it poses is still "very real."