Rep. Bacon to Newsmax: Condolences to Iran ‘Tone-Deaf’

It was “tone-deaf” and “appalling” for President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken to offer condolences to Iran after the death of its President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash earlier this month, Rep. Don Bacon said on Newsmax Sunday. 

‘[He’s] someone who killed hundreds and hundreds of folks who wanted freedom in Tehran, who’s been an enemy of our country,” the Nebraska Republican told Newsmax’s “Sunday Report.” “You know they hate us. They’ve been targeting our troops, our allies in the Middle East, and to extend condolences to an enemy, it’s just appalling.”

He added that Biden and his administration have communicated weakness through their words and actions on Iran.

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