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Republican contender Jeb Bush calls Iran deal ‘appeasement’

Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush calls the Iran nuclear deal “dangerous, deeply flawed and shortsighted.”

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during the Iowa Republican Party's Lincoln Dinner, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during the Iowa Republican Party’s Lincoln Dinner, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

“The people of Iran, the region, Israel, America and the world deserve better than a deal that consolidates the grip on power of the violent revolutionary clerics who rule Tehran with an iron fist,” Bush says in a statement.

The agreement is not diplomacy, Bush says, but “appeasement.”

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