Huckabee: Refreshing to See Dems Standing Up Against 'Catastrophic' Iran Deal
Fresh off a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mike Huckabee said on "America's Newsroom" that the Iran nuclear deal is "catastrophic."
The 2016 presidential contender said the final deal doesn't even contain some of the things that the Obama administration originally promised, like "anytime, anywhere inspections" of Iran's nuclear facilities.
He said the administration "rushed" into the deal and ended up empowering Iran with $150 billion.
"They've already made deals with the Russians to buy four S-300 missile systems. This is before the deal is even fully engaged and they're already out basket-shopping for weaponry," said Huckabee.
He noted that some Democrats, like Sen. Bob Menendez, are realizing they have to oppose the "dangerous" agreement.
"It's refreshing to see some of the Democrats in the Senate finally standing up and being real statesmen and not just playing the partisan game," said Huckabee.
Huckabee said he had an off-the record discussion with Netanyahu, adding that he believes Israelis "truly realize how dangerous" the deal is for the entire world.
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) August 19, 2015
He also reacted to the latest in the Hillary Clinton email scandal. Watch the full interview above.