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John Cornyn, Texas Senator, Says Iran Deal Is Obamacare Distraction

It was predictable that GOP hawks like Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) wouldn't love the historic deal the Obama administration reached with Iran on Saturday night.

But Texas Senator John Cornyn had a unique, if completely bizarre, take on the agreement:

Among the many politicians and journalists to counter Cornyn's wacky assertion was David Plouffe, Senior Advisor to President Obama:

No, a real distraction would be war. Like Iraq. RT@JohnCornyn: Amazing what WH will do to distract attention from O-care”

— David Plouffe (@davidplouffe) November 24, 2013

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