Earlier this year, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson was dismissing diplomacy and beating the war drums over Iran's nuclear program instead. Now he's telling his constituents that Iran's Supreme Leader may be more trustworthy than President Obama when it comes to these negotiations.
The day Russ Feingold replaces sorry excuse for a United States senator can't come soon enough.
GOP Sen.: I May Trust Ayatollah Over Obama On Details Of Iran Deal:
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, suggested at a recent town hall event in Cerdarburg, Wisc., that Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei may be more trustworthy than President Obama when it comes to the nuclear deal.
"Now, a President who was awarded the 2013 Politifact Lie of the Year, if you like your healthcare plan you can keep it, period. If you like your doctor you can keep it, period. They lied boldfaced to the American public repeatedly with Obamacare," Johnson said, according to a clip surfaced by Buzzfeed News on Tuesday.
"I don’t know, I hate to admit it, but in terms of this framework, do I trust President Obama, or do I trust the Ayatollah? In terms of what the framework actually says? I’m not so sure I’m trusting President Obama on this," Johnson continued.
While discussing the nuclear deal the U.S. is negotiating with Iran, Johnson told his constituents about disagreements between the U.S. and Iran on certain details.. Read on...