The Iran Deal is no more, at least as it pertains to U.S. participation, though Iran’s probably already spent the pallet of cash Obama sent to them:
"At the heart of the Iran deal was a giant fiction: that a murderous regime desired only a peaceful nuclear energy program. Today, we have definitive proof that this Iranian promise was a lie." pic.twitter.com/9m4VBjnHj7
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 8, 2018
Former President Obama, of “red line,” “the 80s called” and “leading from behind” notoriety, had an ironic and self-unaware reaction:
Former President Barack Obama is calling President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran deal a “serious mistake” that will erode America’s global credibility.
Obama’s administration brokered the deal. He says Tuesday that Trump’s decision to withdraw is “misguided,” especially because Iran has been complying.
Obama also warned: “The consistent flouting of agreements that our country is a party to risks eroding America’s credibility, and puts us at odds with the world’s major powers.”
Er, “our country” wasn’t a party to jack squat — this was a unilateral Obama administration move designed to provide a wing for his presidential library and nothing more. Obama wanted to play the “pen & phone” game, so he’s seeing how that works out as far as a long-term foreign policy strategy goes: It doesn’t. What a lot of this boils down to is that Obama and the Dems never dreamed Hillary Clinton would lose. They figured their precious unilateral “deals” would be safe for at least a few more years. They were wrong… again.