Obama Rips Comments by Huckabee, Other GOP Contenders as ‘Ridiculous’ and ‘Sad’

President Barack Obama ripped much of the Republican party and the 2016 field in response to comments made by GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee about the Iran nuclear deal. During a joint press conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Obama said “Mr. Huckabee’s comments are just part of a general pattern that we have seen that would be considered ridiculous if it weren’t so sad.