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Obama Calls Huckabee Attack Part of ‘Ridiculous’ Pattern

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(Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama speaks about the Iran nuclear accord and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee's remarks criticizing the deal. Obama speaks at a news conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (This is an excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)

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President Barack Obama said some U.S. critics of the deal struck with Iran on its nuclear program don’t have a credible argument and are using arguments that have reached “ridiculous” extremes.

Asked at a news conference in Ethiopia about remarks by Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, who said the deal “is marching Israelis to the door of the oven,” Obama said they were a commentary on the state of political debate.