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stated on March 9, 2020 in a Facebook post
“Sen. Bernie Sanders led the effort to dump Vermont's nuclear waste on a poor Latino community in Texas.”
stated on December 29, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Bill Clinton "gave nukes to North Korea," Barack Obama "gave nukes to Iran," and Hillary Clinton "gave uranium to Russia."
stated on January 1, 2020 in a Facebook post
"Iran will be shooting at our soldiers with bullets, etc., purchased with the $150 billion Obama gave them."
stated on November 13, 2019 in impeachment inquiry testimony
"The Russians are violating all of the rules, treaties, understandings that they committed to that actually kept the peace in Europe for nearly 70 years."
stated on June 30, 2019 in a press conference in South Korea
"The Obama administration was begging for a meeting" with Kim Jong Un.
stated on April 8, 2019 in an email to supporters
"The F-35 bombers, scheduled to arrive in Burlington this fall, have been designated with a nuclear mission."
stated on December 5, 2018 in a Facebook post
Says Hillary Clinton sold 20 percent of America’s uranium to Russia and then "the Russian government gave $145 million to the Clinton Foundation." Former FBI Director and special counsel Robert Mueller "delivered it."
stated on May 30, 2018 in an interview
The Iran deal "handed billions of dollars of cash on cargo planes, sent it to a state sponsor of terror, and Tammy Baldwin was one of the first U.S. senators to get on board and support that."
stated on June 12, 2018 in Singapore press conference
Says Bill Clinton "spent $3 billion and got nothing. And (North Korea) started making nuclear weapons a day later."
stated on June 3, 2018 in on a panel
North Korea's history of international negotiations shows "they'll take the concessions, they'll keep them in their pocket and then they won't deliver."
stated on May 10, 2018 in a tweet
"Senator Cryin’ Chuck Schumer fought hard against the Bad Iran Deal, even going at it with President Obama, & then Voted AGAINST it! Now he says I should not have terminated the deal"
stated on May 8, 2018 in a tweet
"The #irandeal ultimately would have guaranteed Iran a nuclear bomb capable of reaching the US."
stated on April 30, 2018 in a press conference
"In seven years that (nuclear) deal will have expired, and Iran is free to go ahead and create nuclear weapons."
stated on April 26, 2018 in an interview on "Fox & Friends"
The nuclear deal gave Iran "$150 billion, giving $1.8 billion in cash — in actual cash carried out in barrels and in boxes from airplanes."
stated on March 11, 2018 in a Facebook post
Say Sean Hannity said in 2008 that Obama’s willingness to meet with North Korea was "disturbing" while Trump’s "willingness to meet with North Korea is a huge foreign policy win."
stated on August 9, 2017 in a Twitter post
"Bill Clinton gave North Korea $5 billion and two nuclear reactors in 1994, essentially giving them nukes."
stated on August 9, 2017 in a tweet
"My first order as president was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. It is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before."
stated on June 27, 2017 in a White House briefing
France "wouldn’t buy Texas beef for some reason, yet 76 percent of their energy comes from nuclear power."
stated on June 8, 2017 in a debate
Says Iran has "violated the terms of the (nuclear) deal."
stated on June 6, 2017 in a debate
"Nearly $2 billion in cash was flown over to Iran, money that the Obama administration has admitted is being used for terrorists and to support further activities there."