Trump Takes Aim at Chuck Schumer Over Iran Deal: ‘Tell That to Israel, Chuck!’
Dem Senator Schumer hated the Iran deal made by President Obama, but now that I am involved, he is OK with it. Tell that to Israel, Chuck!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 16, 2017
President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday morning to rail against Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer, who he accused of flip-flopping on the Iran nuclear deal.
Schumer voted against the deal, which seeks to curtail Iran’s nuclear ambitions, when President Obama signed it in 2015. At the time, he argued against removing sanctions on Iran.
And then last week, Trump announced that he would refuse to re-certify Iran’s compliance with the agreement, claiming Tehran was acting in violation of the “spirit” of the deal — and Schumer came out in opposition of the move.
“I had a great deal of misgivings about the Iran nuclear deal. I voted against it but now we ought to see, give it time to work,” Schumer explained following a press conference, per the New York Post.
“The worst things Iran is doing now are not within the nuclear deal but outside of it,” he said.
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