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Pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal

Iran: Support Trump withdrawal from treaty limiting Iran's nuclear capability in return for lifting economic sanctions?

Smith: No. Says withdrawal doesn't reduce Iran's "threat the region & US national security interests"--& makes Iran more likely to develop a nuclear weapon.

Housley: Yes. Says "I applaud President Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal & reimpose sanctions on the country."

Source: 2017-2018 Minnesota special election CampusElect.org Guide , Nov 1, 2018

Supports Trump's prioritizing of American interests abroad

Currently, the United States has $696 billion for the 2018 military budget--similar numbers to World War II levels--and it's estimated the U.S. spent trillions of dollars on its various conflicts across the globe the prior decade.

Housley said she is in favor of maintaining a strong pipeline of funding for military initiatives. "Making sure that those who fight for our freedom have the tools to fight for our freedom, I think military spending is extremely important," Housley said. "I know Tina Smith would want to decrease our military spending."

In terms of foreign military policy, Housley praised Trump and said she supports his policies emphasizing national defense and prioritizing of American interests abroad--especially in comparison to former President Barack Obama, but also former President George W. Bush.

Source: Brainerd Dispatch: 2017-8 Minnesota Special Senate Election , Jul 31, 2018

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