Transcript for Trump to announce decision on Iran nuclear deal
Now to president trump and that high-stakes decision. The president is hours away from announcing whether the U.S. Will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. The deal meant to keep Iran from developing nuclear weapons. Our senior white house correspondent Cecilia Vega is tracking all of this for us. Good morning, Cecilia. Reporter: Hi, robin. Good morning to you. The president called this deal insane, ridiculous, said something that should have never been signed in the first place. These are his concern, there is a clause that allows Iran to resume part of its nuclear program after 2025, one of 9 president's main issues with this and also here looking to make good on a campaign promise. He told his base he would tear up on day one. European allies have lobbied hard fearful if the U.S. Pulls out it would Iran the incentive to leave the deal too. Emmanuel macron for that bro fest making the pitch in person. The Brits made a last-ditch effort even sending someone on to Fox News to make the case in hopes that president trump might hear them. The president this morning appears all -- appears all but ready to pull out of this deal and, robin, Iran has threatened grave consequences for anyone who, quote, betrays the deal. This announcement happens at 2:00 right here at the white house. Yes, indeed.
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