“Iran’s additional hostile actions that it took against our Navy vessel are ones that we are very clear are not going to sit by and take,” Spicer said, addressing why the administration had decided to put the country “officially on notice” Wednesday.
Sean Spicer press briefing – 2/2/2017
Truth: Spicer was referring to a Houthi attack on a Saudi vessel. Houthi rebels receive support from Iran and Saudi Arabia is a muslim nation not subject to Trump’s ban despite the fact that most of the 9/11 hijackers were Saudis. Trump has a complicated relationship with Saudi Arabia involving business interests, according to the Washington Post.