In new web ad, Scott Walker takes a shot at Jeb Bush on Iran deal

Scott Walker attends 40th Annual CPAC
Scott Walker

Jeb Bush opposes the proposed nuclear agreement between the U.S. and Iran. He’s made that quite clear, as has every other Republican running for president.

Unlike the others though, Bush said that he may not tear the deal up on “Day One” of his presidency.

“At 12:01 on January, whatever it is, 19th [2017], I will not probably have a confirmed secretary of state; I will not have a confirmed national security team in place; I will not have consulted with our allies. I will not have had the intelligence briefings to have made a decision,” Bush said in a foreign policy speech in Carson City, Nevada. “If you’re running for president, I think it’s important to be mature and thoughtful about this.”

That line was considered a rebuke to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who days before during his speech announcing his candidacy said that, “We need to terminate the bad deal with Iran on the very first day in office.”

Walker hits back in a new web ad, with footage from a campaign speech where he says, “Unlike others, I don’t need months, or years to hold this over. If Congress fails to stop the nuclear deal, I will terminate it on day one.”

“America will not be intimidated,” he says later in the ad. “And neither will I.”


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