Speaking with FOX News' Neil Cavuto on Tuesday, Mitt Romney noted that the Obama administration is attempting to "minimize" Israel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
"There's a lot going on here. What first comes to mind is that hell hath no fury like Obama scorned.
"But I think it's more than that. I think this really revolves not around a peace process with the Palestinians. There's no peace process right now with the Palestinians. No one is thinking about a Hamas government combined with Abbas being able to sit down and negotiate an agreement. That's not going on.
"What this is really about is Iran. And I think that the White House is trying to minimize Bibi Netanyahu and minimize Israel's concern at the time they want to push through their own agreement with Iran.
"And the sad thing is that President Obama and I didn't agree about much during the 2012 campaign but one think we agreed on was the greatest threat to America was a nuclear Iran and the idea that the President would try to push this through without involving our friends in the region and we have many from Jordan and Israel and Saudi Arabia and Egypt, not involving them at all, not involving the United States Congress, he would decide what's in the best interest of the world, what's in the best interest of America without the participation of the parties," Romney said.