Skepticism high for Arkansas' 6

July 15, 2015
In The News

WASHINGTON -- Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation said Tuesday that they're skeptical of the deal President Barack Obama's administration and other countries negotiated to restrict Iran's nuclear program, though several said they want to read it before passing judgment.

The deal with Tehran was announced Tuesday morning. Congress now has about two months to review the plan. Critics say they'll push for legislation blocking the plan, despite Obama's promise to veto any such effort.

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., a frequent and vocal critic of any attempt to negotiate a deal that permits Iran nuclear capabilities of any kind, pledged to whip up support to stop the plan.

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