Former secretary of state John Kerry has censured Donald Trump’s claim that the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran was the “worst ever”, saying the US president makes things up and does not often make decisions based on fact or advice.
“Unfortunately — and I say this sadly — more often than not, he really just doesn’t know what he’s talking about,” said Kerry, who led the American team in nuclear negotiations with Iran.
“He makes things up. And he’s making that up, as he has other things,” the former top diplomat said in an interview with CBS’s “Face the Nation” aired Sunday.
Kerry angered Trump in May after reports said he had secretly met with world leaders in a bid to salvage the Iran nuclear deal ahead of Trump’s withdrawal of the US from the agreement.
Trump slammed the ex-diplomat on Twitter, saying “John Kerry can’t get over the fact that he had his chance and blew it! Stay away from negotiations John, you are hurting your…