ABC's George Stephanopolous wrote:

White House senior adviser David Axelrod has raised the stakes with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, striking back at the Iranian president's the accusation that the U.S. is meddling in Iran's affairs.

Axelrod called the comments "bloviations" and suggested Ahmadinejad is trying to create "political diversions."

This video is from ABC's This Week with George Stephanopolous, broadcast June 28, 2009.

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