by John Brodgian | March 24, 2015 10:23 am
The White House seems to really think they can trust Iran, even as their leaders are chanting ‘Death to America.’ CNN recently asked WH spokesman Josh Earnest about this…
“Over the weekend, Ayatollah Khomeini gave a speech,” Acosta said. ”And during that speech, there were people in the crowd chanting ‘Death to America’ and the Ayatollah responded back to them according to various translations, ‘Of course, Death to America.’ Do those comments give this White House any pause about moving forward with a nuclear deal with that country?”
“Those kinds of comments only underscore why it is so critically important that the United States and the international community succeed in preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon,” Earnest responded. “And the best way for us to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapons is sitting down at the negotiating table and getting Iran to make very specific commitments that would prevent them from obtaining nuclear weapons.”
Earnest still didn’t give a straight answer when asked if we could negotiate with a Supreme Leader who is calling for ‘Death to America.’ Watch below…
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