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John Kerry Pleads To Avoid "Ultimate Screwing" Of Iran's Ayatollah, As Obama Scrambles To Pass Iran Deal

As resistance to Obama's Iran deal rises, the full court press by the administration to garner popular support behind what is a largely unpopular deal, if only in Congress, is on. Although with such spokespeople as John Kerry, one wonders if it Obama isn't just looking for a scapegoat on whome to blame the collapse of what was presented as a "sure" deal.

In an interview on TheAtlantic.com earlier today, John Kerry warned that if Congress rejects the Iran deal, it will confirm the anti-U.S. suspicions harbored by the Iranian supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Quote the Secretary of State:

"The ayatollah constantly believed that we are untrustworthy, that you can’t negotiate with us, that we will screw them. This will be the ultimate screwing. We cut a deal, we stand up, it’s announced, five other countries believe in it—six other countries, because Iran signs off, and we’re the seventh—but you know, China, Russia, France, Germany, Britain, all sign off.

 

Now the United States Congress will prove the ayatollah’s suspicion, and there’s no way he’s ever coming back. He will not come back to negotiate. Out of dignity, out of a suspicion that you can’t trust America. America is not going to negotiate in good faith."

So in order to avoid inconveniencing an "ultimately screwed" Ayatollah, it would be best to just steamroll over all Congressional objections?

And here is a live feed of Obama promising that "if Iran cheats we can catch them and we will."


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