Corker says there's a bipartisan deal on giving Congress a voice on Iran
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Senator Bob Corker (R-Tn) says that a bipartisan deal has been reached
that will ensure that Congress has a say on the Iranian nuclear 'framework.'
“We have reached a bipartisan agreement that keeps the congressional
review process absolutely intact, full of integrity,” Sen. Bob Corker
(R-Tenn.) said in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
Corker also said it is his understanding that the bill
includes language that addresses concerns over whether Iran should
recognize the state of Israel as part of the agreement. He did not
specify the language.
The bill is set for a 2:15 p.m. committee vote, where it is widely expected to pass.
Corker said Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision Monday to
lift a ban on missile system deliveries to Iran shows the “significant
complexities” on the nuclear negotiations. Russia and China are both
part of the P5+1 group that reached a preliminary deal with Iran earlier
this month, but they don’t necessarily have the same relationships or
goals as the United States, he said.
“I want us to have, by the
way, a successfully negotiated agreement with Iran,” Corker added, “but
obviously, you know, our partner—quote, quote, quote—Russia, certainly
is making this very, very difficult, as they have in other parts of the
Regarding comments from the administration that officials
have been working with him on the substance of the bill, Corker
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