Thursday, October 12, 2017

Will Congress Reimpose Sanctions If President Trump Decertifies The Iran Nucler Deal?

The Hill: Trump to force GOP reckoning on Iran

Republicans in Congress will face a wrenching choice if President Trump follows through on decertifying the Iran nuclear deal.

Decertification would unlock a fast-track procedure for Congress to reimpose sanctions, leaving Republicans with two unappealing options.

Snap back the sanctions, and Iran likely walks, killing an agreement that top administration officials say is in the national interest. Do nothing, and the deal likely stands, preserving a pact that Republicans have lambasted for years.

For now, it appears that Republicans have little appetite for reviving the sanctions. Yet the pressure from hard-liners to act will be intense.

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WNU Editor: It is not only the Republicans who will be facing a tough choice, but the Democrats are gong to be faced with the same decisions. My prediction .... even with all of the rhetoric of the past year from Congress on reimposing sanctions .... they are not going to do it. According to many news outlets, President Trump's decision on the Iran nuclear deal will be done today.


Aizino Smith said...

Next stop the fake blond wear a bikini?

Jay Farquharson said...

It's the 5+1 Agreement.

The 4+1 have already stated that what the US does, doesn't matter, except to the reputation of the US.