Former Republican Michele Bachmann (R-MN) said in a radio interview that President Barack Obama has “virtually guaranteed” a World War 3 with the Iran nuclear deal. She made her thoughts known during an interview with Florida Live on April 8. Bachmann said the proposed nuclear deal between the major world powers and Iran is “literally the worst part” of Obama’s time in office.
Americans support Israel, but Obama doesn’t
President Obama has praised the deal, saying that it is a “historic understanding with Iran” that would prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Obama said that if the framework agreement reached last week leads to a final deal, it would make the U.S. and world safer. Negotiators have started drafting a final deal to have it signed by all parties by the end of June.
Bachmann said the deal puts Iran in a position where it will have the firepower to destroy Israel. She warned that Iran may also use inter-continental ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads against the United States in the future. This deal alone qualifies “Barack Obama for being the worst president that the United States has ever had to endure,” she added.
Recently, a Reuters poll found that only 31% Republicans favor the Iran nuclear deal. Bachmann said it demonstrates that Americans stand by Israel, but Obama himself doesn’t. President Obama has said that the United States will make sure that Israel has the capabilities to protect itself against any potential threat from Iran.
Obama wants to elevate Iran, accuses Bachmann
What’s more, Bachmann accused Barack Obama of wanting to “elevate Iran” for no reason. It is the worst part of Obama’s presidency, she said. If you get the economics wrong, you can turn it around. Ronald Reagon did it in a remarkable way. But the Iran deal will haunt the U.S. for “decades into the future.”
Meanwhile, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Thursday that the preliminary agreement with the world powers doesn’t guarantee a final deal will be reached to curb Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions. Iran says it will not accept any deal that doesn’t respect Tehran’s “dignity and honor.”