Democratic Presidential MP Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said on Thursday that she would re-enter the Iranian nuclear deal and end the sanctions if she were president.
] "What I would do would be to get back into Iran's nuclear deal to prevent Iran from continuing to build a nuclear weapon that further threatens us and the world," said Gabbard in "The Story with Martha MacCallum ". ""
And number two … stop these crippling sanctions. Every day we do not do this, we continue this failed strategy. Iran is getting closer and closer to a nuclear weapon. That's a fact. "] LOST AND CHARGED: MILITARY OPTIONS ON THE TABLE AS ATTACKS ON SAUDI OIL TO AVOID A WAR
US officials told Fox News Tuesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones was used in the attack on the two Saudi oil factories and fired from southwest Iran last weekend.
Gabbard called the attack a "retaliation" against "extreme sanctions."
"This provocation, like They said it was not by chance, "Gabbard replied on MacCallum," it's a retribution and it's a retaliation against the extreme sanctions imposed on Iran, which basically makes it impossible for them to sell their oil worldwide.
The congresswoman also repeated her criticism of the president for a tweet he made regarding Saudi Arabia.
Trump tweeted on Sunday that the US "was waiting for the K to hear who was the source of the attack and under what conditions we would proceed! "
" Trump is awaiting instructions from his Saudi masters, "Gabbard tweeted in response. "Acting our country as b ̵
Gabbard had sharpened her rhetoric against the President on Tuesday by comparing him to a "pimp".
Colleagues and I, we are not your prostitutes and you are not our pimp. "Gabbard, a member of the National Guard, tweeted.
MacCallum hawked Gabbard when she misinterpreted Trump's tweets as oath to support and defend our Constitution to protect and defend the American people, not the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, not any other foreign power. "Well, if Trump for some reason did not mean that, he should come out and say that's not what I meant and clarify, but he did not."
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Gabbard criticized Saudi Arabia and its ties to Al Qaeda.
"We are talking about a country that continues to support Al-Qaida directly and indirectly," said Gabbard.
Bradford Betz, Hollie McKay and Lucas Tomlinson of Fox News have contributed to this report.