• Oil, energy stocks lift Wall St after U.S. quits Iran deal

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - Wall Street rallied on Wednesday as surging oil prices boosted energy stocks following U.S. President Donald Trump's decision the previous day to quit a nuclear deal with Iran.
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  • Trump pulled out of the Iran deal with a perfectly good reason - and his decision should be celebrated

    Trump pulled out of the Iran deal with a perfectly good reason - and his decision should be celebrated

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump reversed a personal pledge made by President Barack Obama when he decided to withdraw from the Iran deal.
    Decisions made unilaterally can just as easily be undone unilaterally.
    The US withdrawing from the deal is largely a good thing.
    In castigating his decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, critics have sought to paint President Donald Trump's choice as impulsive, erratic, and plainly irresponsible .
    The argument is straightforward: If our leaders can unilaterally rip up international agreements to which the US is party, why would any nation trust us...
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  • Rep. Matt Gaetz : John Kerry Is Undermining Our Work

    12 days ago - By FOX News

    Shortly following President Trump's announcement that the United States would be withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal, Todd Starnes got a reaction from Rep. Matt Gaetz. The Congressman had harsh words for former Secretary of State John Kerry.
    Rep. Gaetz said, "John Kerry is undermining our work. John Kerry is out meeting with Iranian officials in anticipation of the President doing precisely what he said he was going to do. John Kerry needs to retire."
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  • The State Department had a really tough time explaining Trump's withdrawal from the Iran deal

    The State Department had a really tough time explaining Trump's withdrawal from the Iran deal

    12 days ago - By Think Progress

    After President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that the United States would withdraw from the Iranian nuclear agreement, the State Department held a background briefing with reporters. During that briefing, they had a really tough time explaining Trump's decision .
    The 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , was signed between Iran, the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, France, China, and Germany. The historic agreement limited Iran's nuclear enrichment in exchange for some sanctions relief. The International Atomic Energy...
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  • Here's what's in the landmark Iran nuclear deal Trump just pulled the US out of

    Here's what's in the landmark Iran nuclear deal Trump just pulled the US out of

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the US government is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear agreement, which marked one of the biggest foreign policy decisions he's made since entering the White House.
    The Iran deal was one of the crowning diplomatic achievement's of former President Barack Obama's tenure, but has continued to be a divisive issue in Washington since it came to fruition in 2015.
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has given mixed messages on how his government will respond, but he did warn Iran could resume the enrichment of uranium within weeks if the Iran nuclear...
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  • The Latest: France's Macron speaks with Iranian president

    12 days ago - By Boston Herald

    TEHRAN, Iran - The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal : 10:30 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has spoken with the Iranian president, expressing France's determination to keep in place the nuclear accord disavowed by U.S. President Donald Trump. Macron told Hassan Rouhani in a telephone call on Wednesday that France wants to continue with the multilateral accord "in all its dimensions" and stressed the importance of Iran doing the same.
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  • Russia Urges Trump, Putin Summit After U.S. Rebuff of Iran Deal

    12 days ago - By Bloomberg

    A summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin is “extremely important” to safeguard global stability in the wake of the American president's decision to quit the Iran nuclear agreement, according to a top Russian diplomat in charge of relations with the U.S.
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  • Wall Street climbs on oil rally after U.S. exits Iran deal

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S stocks advanced on Wednesday as a surge in oil prices boosted energy stocks following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from a nuclear deal with Iran.
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  • Iranian Business Leaders React to Trump's Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    Late Tuesday night in Tehran-the capital of what President Trump calls “the world's biggest state sponsor of terrorism”-there was one sure way to catch the president's announcement that he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal: Fox News.
    That's where at least one startup entrepreneur in Tehran followed the president's declaration, tuning into the conservative-leaning network's livestream service on the Internet, as many of Iran's 80 million people regularly do in order to follow American news. The announcement, while a blow, was hardly unexpected. “This is nothing new to us,”...
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  • Trump warns Iran against resuming nuclear program

    12 days ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against resuming its nuclear weapons program, a day after announcing that he was withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Iran nuclear deal. "I would advise Iran not to start their nuclear program," Trump told reporters at the start of a Cabinet meeting when asked about the potential consequences. "I would advise them very strongly. If they do there will be very severe consequence."
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  • Oil price tops $77 after US withdrawal from Iran deal

    Oil price tops $77 after US withdrawal from Iran deal

    12 days ago - By RT

    The price of crude oil has risen to an almost three-year high, following US President Donald Trump's unilateral decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, as well as bullish US crude inventory numbers.
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  • World leaders are worried about Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran deal

    World leaders are worried about Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran deal

    12 days ago - By Think Progress

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday pulled the United States out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - a multilateral deal signed with the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, and Germany, all of whom wish to stay in the JCPOA.
    As he gave his personal reasons for leaving the deal (Trump referred to himself 19 times in the announcement), the president offered virtually nothing in the way of an alternative to the deal, which saw Iran limiting its enrichment activity in exchange for sanctions relief. When asked, he also could not say why or how...
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  • The Latest: Trump defends Iran nuclear deal withdrawal

    12 days ago - By Boston Herald

    TEHRAN, Iran - The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal : 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, saying "bedlam" and "death" follow wherever Iran is involved. Speaking during a Cabinet meeting, Trump says he is open to negotiating a new deal with Iran, but adds: "We're going to make either a really good deal for the world or we're not going to make a deal at all."
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