Former Secretary of State John Kerry fought hard for the Iran deal, and like many from the Obama administration, he’s not happy with President Trump’s announcement Friday that he will decertify the 2015 deal and his reminder that America’s participation “can be canceled by me as president at any time.”
— The Hill (@thehill) October 14, 2017
Kerry still doing PR for Iran. https://t.co/JmE5MgoUAM
— WhiteHousePressCorps (@whpresscorps) October 14, 2017
Kerry on Friday released a statement via social media, and not surprisingly, it’s a long one.
It's all hands on deck standing up to President Trumps's dangerous decision on Iran. Here's my statement. pic.twitter.com/VsTBwrqBZQ
— John Kerry (@JohnKerry) October 13, 2017
John Kerry, whether he's right or wrong, is still too long-winded to quote in a news wire story https://t.co/eZeB6CKAIX
— Dave Clark (@DaveClark_AFP) October 13, 2017
Here’s a shorter version:
President Trump’s decision today is dangerous. He’s creating an international crisis. It endangers America’s national security interests and those of our closest allies. It’s a reckless abandonment of facts in favor of ego and ideology from a President who would rather play a high-stakes game of chicken with the Congress and with Iran than admit that the nuclear agreement is working.
… But whatever his reasons, the reality is that by destabilizing the agreement, the President weakens our hand, alienates us from our allies, empowers Iranian hardliners, makes it harder to resolve North Korea, and risks moving us closer to military conflict.
Maybe Kerry should have added a few words to clarify just whom he considers allies of the United States, because there are a lot of nations from which the United States should be isolated, and Iran is at the top of that list.
All hands on deck?
Nobody cares about your statement. https://t.co/zzAPJEch7h
— Meech (@michi83) October 13, 2017
Who cares what you think. You created these nightmares. https://t.co/Dn10Ozm5Ma
— FLORIDAGIRL (@7777MYNAME) October 13, 2017
No one has cared what you have to say for decades https://t.co/aud1T5I73q
— jeffswarens (@jeffswarens) October 13, 2017
Oh thank God.
Mashed Potatoes Face is gracing us with his opinions.
What would we do without them? https://t.co/Gdhl2sMgqo
— BlueReaganite (@ThinBlueLR) October 13, 2017
— NewRightPatriot (@sappergieb) October 13, 2017
Is this a job for James Taylor? Or do you think just Gordon Lightfoot can handle it? https://t.co/BLFGAbbNPx
— Stephe96 (@Stephe96) October 13, 2017
Better call Carol King. 🙄 https://t.co/6vwCKL4WCV
— David Morgan (@StarCoreOne02) October 13, 2017
We’ll have to fly over pallets of ’70s singer-songwriters in the dead of night to make this right again.
Last week: DONT LET IMMATURE TRUMP NEAR NUKES.
Today: LETS GIVE NUKES TO RANDOM TINPOT DICTATORS. https://t.co/PILmdyjJ4e
— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) October 13, 2017
— Tom T. ن חי™ (@VRWCTexan) October 13, 2017
— Charles Hoskinson (@cehoskinson) October 13, 2017
I beg to differ, the deal itself was a danger to America. Not to mention all of the funds the went under the table to Iran… https://t.co/6dWqNPZC7V
— Kyroxzos (@kyroxzos) October 14, 2017
This is your making – you caved on every issue – you even told Obama he gave them too much – you didn't even know who Qassem Soleimani was https://t.co/oVoPPwE7jL
— Michael P Pregent (@MPPregent) October 14, 2017
I gave Iran everything they wanted for them to sign, we didn't care what we gave them as long as Obama-Kerry had a deal. The worst deal ever made. https://t.co/FadhxUmNNb
— Bruce Spurlock (@bmspurlock) October 13, 2017
YOU will forever be known as the 2nd Worst SOS, in the history of the U.S.
So Shut Up!
Can you guess who #1 is?
Hint: HRC https://t.co/0aNvNkFGYa
— Lisa Smith (@lsmith4680) October 14, 2017
We’ll finish this off by dropping one last nuke on Kerry.
Pretty bold from a guy who inked deal letting Iran build ballistic missiles, gave them billions to do it, & lied to Congress about it. https://t.co/34opdKqMLG
— Omri Ceren (@omriceren) October 14, 2017
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The bad news: Iran is testing ballistic missiles; The good news: They're not violating the Iran deal https://t.co/EAsal7A6z8
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) September 23, 2017