House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) admitted Sunday that the nuclear deal former President Obama had reached with Tehran was all but certain to remain in place — even as President Trump refused to rule out tearing it up. “A lot of that toothpaste is already out of the tube. I never supported the deal in the first place. I thought it was a huge mistake, but the multilateral sanctions are done,” Ryan said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “I don’t think you’re going to go back and reconstitute the multilateral sanctions that were put in place,” Ryan said, adding that the U.S. should still “expend our effort where it can pay off the most.” “I think the key is to rigorously enforce this deal,” said Ryan, who had been an aggressive opponent of the deal. Trump, too, campaigned on promises to pull out of the pact. “But also, remember, they’re testing ballistic missiles. They’re still the largest state sponsor of terrorism in the world. Human rights abuses galore. And so those are where I think we also need to ratchet up sanctions,” Ryan added Sunday. But in an interview with Fox News Channel’s Bill O’Reilly that aired during the Super… Read full this story
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