Democrats DEFEND Obama Iran deal in face of Trump jabs

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Democrats took issue with President Trump’s characterization of the Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with Iran, as global tensions eased a bit following the Persian nation’s launch of more than a dozen missiles at two bases in Iraq.

The attack was a direct retaliation for the U.S. operation that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike last week. President Trump announced Wednesday that Iran “appears to be standing down” after the attack.

But Trump also used the occasion to criticize the Obama administration’s Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, saying it helped finance the Iranian regime’s global proxy terrorist network.

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