Cotton denounces Iran nuclear deal

April 2, 2015
In The News

WASHINGTON — A general agreement announced Thursday by the United States and other world powers to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons was sharply criticized by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., who has emerged as a leading critic of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy strategies.

“There is no nuclear deal or framework with Iran; there is only a list of dangerous U.S. concessions that will put Iran on the path to nuclear weapons,” Cotton said in a press statement.

The freshman senator has insisted that the Obama administration was too eager to strike any deal with Iran rather than force a hard bargain that would ensure Iran would never be able to obtain a nuclear weapon. He has appeared recently on multiple national cable news programs to criticize the negotiations.

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