Rubio Calls for Thwarting Iran Nuclear Deal Through Defunding

Congress should “restrict funding for the deal’s implementation unless Iran has completely come clean about its past nuclear weapons research,” 2016 Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio writes in post on Medium.com.

  • Floriad senator also warns of “secret side deals” between Iran and International Atomic Energy Agency
    • “We need to try everything in our power to prevent a flawed deal that will have devastating consequences for American security from taking effect”
  • Rubio’s campaign spokespeople didn’t immediately respond when asked if he supports defunding Iran nuclear deal in government funding resolution ahead of Sept. 30 deadline to avert government shutdown
  • NOTE: Congressional Republicans lack the votes to stop Iran accord in stand-alone bill

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