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Huckabee Clueless on Iran NIE: "No, Never Heard of It"

Faiz Shakir: The National Review suggests Huckabee's inability to afford "teams of advisers" and develop "carefully-thought-out policy positions" are to blame.
This post, written by Faiz Shakir, originally appeared on Think Progress

The Politico's David Paul Kuhn asked former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) what he thought of the new National Intelligence Estimate on Iran. Huckabee's response? Hasn't heard of it:
Reporter: I don't know to what extent you have been briefed or been able to take a look at the NIE report that came out yesterday ...
Huckabee: I'm sorry?
Reporter: The NIE report, the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran. Have you been briefed or been able to take a look at it -
Huckabee: No.
Reporter: Have you heard of the finding?
Huckabee: No.
UPDATE: The Chicago Tribune also has the story:
"I don't know where the intelligence is coming from that says that they suspended the program and how credible that is versus the news that they actually are expanding it," [Huckabee] said. "And then I've heard the last two weeks supposed reports that say that they are accelerating and could be having a reactor in a much shorter period of time than originally they thought."
Faiz Shakir is the Research Director at the Center for American Progress and serves as Editor of ThinkProgress.org and The Progress Report.
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