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Trump Keeps Iran Nuclear Deal But Still Wants Changes
breitbart.com ^ | 1/12/18 | John Hayward

Posted on 01/13/2018 2:09:28 AM PST by ColdOne

The Iran nuclear deal survived its latest 90-day review, despite President Trump’s frequent criticisms of the arrangement and requests for alternatives from his advisers, and the Trump administration’s strong criticism of the Iranian government’s crackdown on the recent popular uprising.

The administration announced another sanctions waiver for Iran on Friday, which is the deadline for making a decision. Sources told Reuters the president remains strongly critical of the nuclear deal, but his advisers persuaded him to continue renewing the sanctions waiver.

“U.S. officials and others have said Trump is expected to accept the recommendation of senior advisers that he keep the old nuclear-related sanctions suspended while announcing new ones that would target other aspects of Iran’s behavior such as mass arrests during anti-government protests this month,” the Washington Post reported on Friday morning.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iraniannukes; trumpmiddleeast

1 posted on 01/13/2018 2:09:28 AM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Iran will reject the changes, and therefore President Trump will reject the Iran nuclear deal.


2 posted on 01/13/2018 4:03:08 AM PST by Robert DeLong
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To: ColdOne

Are the protests still ongoing? If so, that may be one reason why Trump did this.


3 posted on 01/13/2018 4:06:04 AM PST by mewzilla
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To: ColdOne

I can’t find a good reason. He seems to know what he is doing, so I’ll trust his proven judgement...but I do wonder “why?” with this decision.


4 posted on 01/13/2018 5:27:13 AM PST by ThePatriotsFlag (We are getting even more than we voted for!)
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