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Huckabee on Holocaust Remark: 'We Need to Use Strong Words'

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    Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee reiterated his comments on the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday, saying if he was president, he would use the same language when referring to potential deals with Iran.

    "We need to use strong words when people make strong threats against an entire group of people as the Iranians have made toward the Jews," the former Arkansas governor said on NBC's "Today" show. 

    On Monday, Huckabee refused to apologize for criticizing President Obama's nuclear weapons deal with Iran by comparing it to the Holocaust.

    "He would take the Israelis and basically march them to the door of the oven," he said in a recent interview about the plan.

    Huckabee said the response from Jewish people to his comments has been "overwhelmingly positive" and that he even heard from Holocaust survivors and their children.