PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Trump, Iran's Rouhani trade barbs over sanctions

Clip: 06/25/2019 | 6m 15s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani traded insults over new U.S. sanctions. Rouhani called them “outrageous and idiotic” and said the White House is “afflicted by mental retardation.” Also, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan. He met with President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul and said he hopes for a peace deal by September.

Aired: 06/25/19

Rating: NR

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