President Trump held up Iran’s large military budget on Saturday as evidence that Tehran’s commitment to a deal curbing its nuclear pursuits “was all a big lie.”
“Iran’s Military Budget is up more than 40% since the Obama negotiated Nuclear Deal was reached…just another indicator that it was all a big lie. But not anymore!” Trump tweeted.
Trump had long complained that the 2015 deal empowered Iran by giving its economy a much-needed boost, while failing to curb Tehran’s activities beyond its nuclear pursuits.
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