Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) blasted President Trump’s announcement Friday that he would not certify the multination Iran nuclear deal, saying Trump’s comments amounted to “a lot of bluster.”
Sanders argued that moving away from the Obama-era agreement would lift constraints on Iran’s nuclear program and “irreparably harm America’s ability to negotiate future nonproliferation agreements.”
“If we are genuinely concerned with Iran’s behavior in the region, as I am, the worst possible thing we could do is undermine this nuclear deal. It would make addressing all of these other problems harder. Unfortunately, I heard no strategy from Trump today, just a lot of bluster,” Sanders said in a statement.
Trump announced earlier Friday that he would not…