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Mike Pompeo says U.S. can't "shower Ayatollah with money" to secure deal with Iran

Jul 11, 2021 View Original Article
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    50% Medium Conservative

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    78% Extremely Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    56% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

58% : "The program of sanctions and pressure employed by the Trump administration needs to remain the model for engagement with Iran if we want to ensure the security of the American people and better lives for the Iranian people," Pompeo added.
44% : He said the recent Iranian election of the hardline President Ebrahim Raisi is just the latest evidence that Tehran is prepared to use any foreign money to "inflict terror" on its own people and the Middle East.
41% : Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Iranian people have a deep desire for democracy that Americans should support, but he warned against throwing money at the current regime in Tehran, Fox News reported.
37% : In January, just one week before the end of Trump's term, Pompeo posted a photograph of Khamenei, Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and former Iranian President Hassan Rouhani with the caption: "Let's talk Iran.
34% : Pompeo has long been a critic of the hardline religious government in Tehran.
31% : Pompeo was one of several bipartisan speakers at Saturday's National Council of Resistance of Iran's (NCRI) "Free World Summit," where the former U.S. State Department head under former President Donald Trump cautioned against financial incentives as part of ongoing nuclear deal talks.
19% : Pompeo and Trump both stood in opposition to any reboot of the 2015 nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran that the Biden administration is attempting to work out currently.

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