President Donald Trump has made it his central mission to gut signature Obama-era policies, from the Affordable Care Act to the Iran-nuclear deal. The Republican leadership has largely embraced the president’s efforts to undo the accomplishments of his predecessor.
Speaking on CNN Monday, Ohio’s former Republican Governor John Kasich, chided the GOP for its attacks on good policies just because they’re associated with Barack Obama.
“There was no violation of the Iran nuclear agreement,” Kasich said. He noted that America’s European allies were making sure Iran sticks to the terms of the agreement.
“The president ignored the whole thing,” Kasich noted.
“Now we withdrew and it’s possible that they’ll restart their program,” Kasich said, visibly fired up.
Kasich pointed out that a lot of the president’s views on trade and global relations, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, seem
fueled by antipathy toward his predecessor.
“There are some things that people in the other party [Democrats] do that do make sense,” he continued.
“You know what we’re doing with Iran? Because it was Obama’s,” Kasich said. “So here we are in this trade war that’s hurting farmers.”
CNN’s Jake Tapper confronts Trump adviser Navarro with long list of experts calling him a disaster
In a highly contentious interview on CNN's "State of the Union", host Jake Tapper confronted Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Peter Navarro, with a seemingly endless list of economists, analysts and business publications who believe he and his economic advice have both been a disaster and that he is not being straight with the public.
After refusing multiple times to concede that President Donald Trump's trade war -- and accompanying tariffs -- are having any effect on an economy that many financial prognosticators believe is headed towards a recession, Tapper confronted the White House adviser with the list of his critics -- including the Wall Street Journal.
Trump furious with Steve King for crippling his re-election chances in Iowa: CNN’s April Ryan
Sitting in with CNN's Victor Blackwell on Sunday morning, contributor April Ryan relayed that Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is in big trouble not only with his party over his latest comments about rape and incest, but that Donald Trump is aggravated with him too because he may impact the president's chances in Iowa in the 2020 election.
With King reeling from the fallout from his own comments made during an appearance earlier in the week, Ryan said that his days may be numbered because senior Republicans want him gone too.
‘Not surprised at all that the president sides with the white nationalists’: Native American Congresswoman
One of the first two Native American women in Congress blasted President Donald Trump for siding with white nationalists on Saturday.
Following the fatal "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville in 2017, Trump claimed there were "fine people" on both sides when he defended the alt-Right and Neo-Nazi event.
Two years later, Trump has gone even further, blaming only the anti-fascist activists confronting far-right marching in Portland, Oregon in a way that reminds many of the invasion of Charlottesville.
Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM) was asked about Trump's tweet by CNN's Ana Cabrera.