Report: Trump will scrap Iran nuke deal

NBC News is reporting that Donald Trump is leaning strongly in favor of scrapping the Iranian nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama. NBC claims that four different sources, including a high-ranking administration official, told its people that the decision to pull out of the agreement is close.  Trump ordered a review of the agreement by his national security team, and it is believed that the review recommended that the U.S. pull out. Such a move would come before an Oct. 15 deadline and would trigger a 60-day window for lawmakers to determine whether to reimpose sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program that were lifted as part of the 2015 agreement. The president's goal during that time is to prod America's European allies, who are part of the nuclear deal, to agree to renegotiate some provisions and pressure Iran back into talks. Still, several of the sources cautioned that the president could change his mind over the next three weeks as he...(Read Full Post)