Obama defends Iran nuclear deal as victory for diplomacy

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Facing skepticism from Congress and Israel, President Obama defended the deal with Iran, saying "tough talk and bluster" are "not the right thing for our security." But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu believes the deal leaves Iran with the ability to make a nuclear bomb. Major Garrett reports.

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Published on August 11, 2020 -  02:22
Already responded to China in different ways: Trump on Chinese sanctions
US President Donald Trump on Monday said that the US "has already responded" in many ways to the sanctions posed by Beijing on American officials and added that phase-1 deal with China means "very little". Trump told reporters here. He asserted that China should not have allowed the global spread of COVID-19. Trump further went on to say that China is treated "way more differently" than the US. Speaking about the Iran and US deal, the US President said, "Iran would make a deal with the US within a month if he wins the elections in November". However, with regard to a deal with China, he said that Washington "may not want" to have a deal with Beijing.

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9th Prime Minister of Israel
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Mr. Trump will welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to the White House.
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American journalist
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News with Major Garrett."
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