Likely GOP presidential contender George Pataki scolded the 47 Republican senators for sending a letter to Iranian leaders, breaking with his party – and drawing the support of at least five of his potential rivals -- to argue that foreign negotiations should be conducted by President Obama and without the intervention of Congress.
"Just imagine if, come 2017, there's a Republican president and a Democratic Congress: Would Republican candidates, would Republican senators want a Democratic Senate sending a letter to a country when the president is engaged in negotiations?”
"I don't think so," the former Republican governor of New York said in an interview with "Top Line."
Pataki's rebuke of the letter stands in contrast to several other likely Republican candidates who either signed the letter or expressed support for it, including Sens. Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, Gov. Bobby Jindal and former Gov. Rick Perry.
Pataki expressed concern about the tentative agreement with Iran