Appearing at a panel discussion in Manhattan on the Iran deal, the former Connecticut senator said he believes at least two-thirds of his former colleagues — enough to override a presidential veto — either oppose the agreement or are reading through the more than 150-page deal with a growing sense of alarm.
Polls show voter consensus is shifting to the negative, and that’s taking the Obama administration by surprise, Lieberman said.
“Apart from all the details, here’s what I think is turning the American public against the deal: They don’t trust Iran,” the 2000 vice presidential candidate told WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane. “I mean, how can you make a deal with a country that says they want to kill us?”
Lieberman said ultimately the agreement would open the door to a nuclear Iran and there’s nothing in the deal about the nation’s rhetroic and behavior. Read more at WCBS 880 NY.