Obama Wonders If Insults Are ‘Just an Effort to Push Mr. Trump Out of the Headlines’

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During President Obama’s press conference in Ethiopia on Monday, he was asked to respond to presidential candidate Mike Huckabee’s assertion that the Iran deal would “take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven.” His theory? “Maybe this is just an effort to push Mr. Trump out of the headlines.” He also said the statement would be “ridiculous, if it wasn’t so sad.”



Obama Wonders If Insults Are Diversionary Tactic