MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran Tuesday, declaring he was making the world safer in restoring harsh sanctions.
But he also dealt a profound blow to allies, deepened his isolation on the world stage and revived doubts about American credibility in the most consequential foreign policy action of his presidency.
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Leaders from all sides say Trump's decision will have major impacts on U.S. foreign policy. Below are statements from Mid-South lawmakers on the president's decision:
Sen. Lamar Alexander (Republican)
Sen. Bob Corker (Republican)
Rep. Steve Cohen (Democrat)
Rep. David Kustoff (Republican)
Sen. Roger Wicker (Republican)
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (Republican)
Sen. John Boozman (Republican)
Sen. Tom Cotton (Republican)