Bolton: President Wants Out of Iran Deal But There Is One Thing Standing in the Way

Former Ambassador John Bolton, a man with great knowledge of international diplomacy, wrote an op-ed on how and when the United States should exit the Iran nuclear deal. This deal was engineered by the Obama administration and is one that President Trump has opposed from the get-go. Something needs to be done, and soo, according to Ambassador Bolton. Give it a listen here.

As Written By Dan Reihl for Breitbart: 

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton discussed his National Review op-ed on how to get the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear agreement with Breitbart News DailySiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Thursday.

Below is an excerpt from Bolton’s NRO piece:

Although candidate Donald Trump repeatedly criticized Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear agreement, his administration has twice decided to remain in the deal. It so certified to Congress, most recently in July, as required by law. Before the second certification, Trump asked repeatedly for alternatives to acquiescing yet again in a policy he clearly abhorred. But no such options were forthcoming, despite “a sharp series of exchanges” between the president and his advisers, as the New York Times and similar press reports characterized it.

Many outside the administration wondered how this was possible: Was Trump in control, or were his advisers? Defining a compelling rationale to exit Obama’s failed nuclear deal and elaborating a game plan to do so are quite easy. In fact, Steve Bannon asked me in late July to draw up just such a game plan for the president — the option he didn’t have — which I ……. 


Bolton: Iran Agreement a ‘Disaster’; Work to Get Out ‘Needs to Be Done Now’

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