During the 2016 Presidential Campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump often referred to President Obama's Iran nuclear agreement, the "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action" as one of worst deals made in U-S history, telling CBS News that Iran "had suckered us".
Today, President Trump made good on his campaign promise to withdraw from the agreement, stating that it failed to protect America's national security interests.
Prior to the announcement, Former Iraq Ambassador to the UN, Feisal al-Istrabadi joined Armstrong & Getty to offer some perspective.
He told Jack & Joe that withdrawing from the agreement would not be in our country's best interests--listen below to find out why.
In a somewhat surprising move, President Obama has posted his thoughts on President Trump's decision, calling the move "a serious mistake".
You can read his full statement below.
Below are some excerpts from President Trump's announcement regarding the withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
During his announcement, President Trump reassured the Iranian people that the U-S supports their efforts to live in a free society.