There's been no dearth of noise on Twitter about the announcement yesterday that the U.S. and other world powers have reached the "framework" of an agreement to limit Iran's nuclear program. After the broad outlines of the deal were announced — with final details still be hammered out — President Obama referred to it as "an historic understanding." The GOP leadership and most 2016 presidential hopefuls, however, lambasted the deal on Twitter.
Noticeably absent from the debate in that forum, at least to date, were such high-profile Democrats as Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. Whether the deal works or not remains to be seen, but Republicans have staked out an emphatic position on the issue. Here is some of the strong reaction so far.
I cannot stand behind the reported details of the flawed Iran agreement. https://t.co/4K707sRmKz— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) April 2, 2015
Apparently there's no agreement on what's in #Iran nuclear agreement - congressional review is required now more than ever.— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) April 2, 2015
Awaiting more details on #Iran deal but early reports indicate this is Obama admin spinning diplomatic failure.— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) April 2, 2015
Check out Twitter feed from @JZarif - it's a victory lap from a tyrant's mouthpiece, not a trustworthy negotiating partner.— Tom Cotton (@SenTomCotton) April 2, 2015
Americans and our allies are right to be wary of a nuclear deal w/ Iran that is riddled with concessions by the Obama Administration.— Rick Perry (@GovernorPerry) April 2, 2015
Obama’s dangerous deal with Iran rewards an enemy, undermines our allies and threatens our safety http://t.co/34UjH4CXfq - SKW— Scott Walker (@ScottWalker) April 2, 2015
The impact of a bad deal with Iran are unimaginable to our own national security, the region as a whole, and our allies. #IranDeal— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) April 3, 2015
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