Michael Anton on Leaving the Iran Deal

Our friend, the former spokesman for the National Security Council, appeared on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News program to discuss the whys and what-fors of President Trump’s announcement on Tuesday.

“I would say to the critics who say that President Trump was always eager to get out of the Iran deal: he certainly was, I think, eager to get out or fix it,” Anton said. “But it’s telling that we’re now, what, 16 months into this administration and he didn’t do it on day one. He gave every chance to all parties to come together and see if he could make this thing better. And I think 16 months is plenty time. It didn’t happen and he kept to his word.”

“Michael Anton, you make a good case,” Tucker replied.

Watch the video . . . it’s short!

About Ben Boychuk

Ben Boychuk is managing editor of American Greatness. He is a former weekly syndicated columnist with Tribune Media, and a veteran of several publications, including City Journal, Investor's Business Daily, and the Claremont Review of Books. He lives in California.

Want news updates?

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.