FILE-- Then President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran during a news conference in Cairo, Feb 5, 2013. Now in 2019, there is a surprising split among Iranian hard-liners, some are expressing a different opinion: It’s time to sit down and resolve 40 years of animosity with the US, by talking directly to President Donald Trump. And the most striking voice in that contrarian group is Ahmadinejad. (Tara Todras-Whitehill/The New York Times

Ahmadinejad leads push for Trump talks

The former president is pressing for a resolution to 40 years of animosity with the US through direct talks with 'man of action' Trump