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Iran Deal ‘Over-Hyped’ – Here’s How Trump Can Curb Iran’s Nuclear Program

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President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will not re-certify the 2015 nuclear deal that the Obama administration made with Iran. Congress will now have to decide whether to continue the deal or change it.

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The Iran deal has been called one of former President Barack Obama’s landmark foreign policy achievements and is aimed at keeping Iran’s nuclear weapons program under control. But critics say it gives Iran way too much room to grow its nuclear arsenal without supervision.

Can we do anything to keep Iran from getting more nukes?

Trump is trying a different tack: more sanctions. Also on Friday, Trump announced new sanctions against Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, which he says is responsible for “death, destruction, and chaos all around the globe.”

Glenn’s take:

Obama’s deal with Iran was really about pushing off the problem for another president and Congress to deal with. De-certifying the deal doesn’t do a lot – but new sanctions are a real step forward.

“Trump’s biggest announcement Friday on Iran didn’t have anything to do with the over-hyped nuke deal,” Glenn said. “It came with his call to place the Iranian Revolutionary Guard corps on the terror sanction list.”

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GLENN: So the Iranian nuclear deal, let me just say it this way: The most overly hyped and talked about piece of overly hyped and talked about diplomacy, ever.

The Obama administration did everything in their power to convince us this deal was an absolute miracle, delivered to us by God. That it was a product of some diplomatic genius, as if Obama channeled the ghost of Winston Churchill through John Kerry to wow the Iranians at the negotiating table, forcing them to bend to our will, pay no attention to those giant crates of cash on the tarmac at the airport.

All that talk of this deal, and the diplomatic deal of the century was actually the equivalent of -- Stu, correct me if I'm wrong, a 20-yard punt on first down.

STU: That was a very good sports analogy job there.

GLENN: Thank you, appreciate it.

Obama didn't want to have to deal with Iran, so all he did was he punted the football to another president. That's what the Iranian deal really is.

It's an elaborate delay tactic that was overly hyped by an administration looking to build a legacy.

On the campaign trail, Trump kept the hype train rolling by making the Iranian deal one of the talking points. Worst deal of all time.

It's a bad deal. Don't get me wrong. But the president has little to say in actually doing anything about it.

That's the Senate. On Friday, Trump did what little he could do and announced he's going to decertificate the deal, when it comes up for review this week.

Now, what does that even mean?

Well, it means that Congress gets to decide whether to keep holding back sanctions or start them up again.

Congress doesn't want to do that, even though constitutionally, it's their job.

Now, this may mean that Iran pulls out of the deal. And all of that cash, all the stuff we gave to them, was wasted. We got nothing in return.

This masterstroke of diplomacy allows Iran, by the way, to restart their nuclear program legally in seven years.

So it's a punt. They start it now. They start it another seven years. They're going to start it.

Trump's biggest announcement Friday on Iran didn't have anything to do with the overhyped nuke deal. It came with his call to place the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps on the terror sanctioned list.

Now, this move, above everything else, actually has the ability to curb Iran's behavior.

The Iranian guard is spread out all over the Middle East. Iran is using it to bend and reshape the region in its image.

They command militias asserting control all over Syria, all over Iraq.

Last night, these Iranian militias along with the Iraqi government, used our hardware, as it always is. To invade the Kurd territory and seize one of their cities.

The joint Iranian and Iraqi war on the Kurds has officially begun. But you're not going to hear about that today.

One of our allies is under attack. All of the debate is going to be on the most overly hyped and talked about deal in modern history.

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Tulsi Gabbard Smashes LIES about Our Military & Conservatives | Ep 99

It's hard to put a label on former Democratic congresswoman and presidential candidate, Tulsi Gabbard. She has worked with Bernie Sanders but has also felt the fires of the Left and mainstream media for simply putting her love for this country above partisan politics. Lately, she has even sided with conservatives on issues from transgenderism to Big Tech censorship. But as much of the nation dives dangerously deep into partisan politics, Tulsi calls on Democrats to turn their talk of unity into action and joins Glenn to lead the way. Together, they ask who's defining "extremism," why are there still troops guarding the Capitol, and how long will we let our First Amendment be trampled on as Congress "bullies" conservative media outlets and the COVID-19 restrictions persist? And Tulsi shares her own experience in the military that shatters the far-left narrative that it's crawling with white supremacists.

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CONTROL FREAKS: The Great Reset Overlords Who Will Ru(i)n Your Life

"All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference," said holy anointed billionaire Bill Gates. Green activism has been around for decades. But what used to be wacky has now worked its way into the world's power structure. You must believe the science. You cannot question the science.

The Texas power failure provided America with a disturbing and deadly preview of the Great Reset. But Bill Gates, AOC, and other Democrats say this only proves we need to enforce MORE green policies.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck reveals how deep the Great Reset tentacles reach into government and business to strangle freedom and their efforts to control every aspect of your private life.

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Dr. Ben Carson's Prescription to Heal America | Ep 98

To the Left, "unity" means "destroy everyone we disagree with." But Dr. Ben Carson has another message: "We are not each other's enemies." As the Biden administration insists America is systemically racist, Dr. Carson's life proves just how far we've come. Despite facing poverty as a child, he became a renowned neurosurgeon, a candidate for president, and former secretary of Housing and Urban Development — one of the only Cabinet members to survive all four years of the Trump administration.

He joins Glenn to review his time in the administration, including as part of the White House's coronavirus task force, and how he discovered "the swamp is deeper and wider than I expected." But above all, he urges Americans to take courage and stand for our freedoms — and previews his newest venture to do just that as founder and chairman of the American Cornerstone Institute: "What version of America do we want?"

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Unmasking the OTHER Deadly Pandemic: What's Killing Our Kids

There is an all-out assault on the social fabric of our country. The kids are NOT all right. In the name of "progress," we're destroying their minds with Marxist lies. In the name of "safety," we're destroying their souls by keeping them locked down.

On his Glenn TV special this week, Glenn Beck takes on the national suicide that the Left is committing by destroying our culture and way of life and how it's also leading to actual suicide of our kids. Experts on the front lines expose how the lies of critical race theory are crippling our children's future and provide tools for parents to fight back.

Finally, Glenn hears from a parent who tragically lost his teen son, who took his own life due to COVID isolation. He has a powerful message for parents, teachers, and politicians who he says are failing our kids.

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