Trevor Noah Turns Donald Trump’s 2011 Rant About Obama And Iran Against Him

"The Daily Show" host used old footage of Trump to explain the president's escalation with Iran.

Trevor Noah on Monday attempted to answer the question on the minds of many Americans.

Namely, why did President Donald Trump just dramatically escalate tensions between the U.S. and Iran by killing top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani?

“The Daily Show” host aired video of Trump, in November 2011, claiming then-President Barack Obama would attack Iran to boost his chances in the 2012 election.

Trump also repeated the claim on Twitter multiple times.

“Isn’t it pathetic?” Trump says in the old clip.

“He’s right,” said Noah. “It definitely is.”

Check out Noah’s full take on U.S. tensions with Iran here: