November 5, 2014 | Quote

The Midterms Change the Iran Equation

Now, however, a new factor is added to the mix: A GOP-majority Senate. With that on the horizon, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) tells me this morning: “With each passing day, U.S. diplomats are offering more desperate concessions on Iran’s nuclear program — concessions making it inevitable that Iran will get nuclear weapons. Congress needs to quickly pass the Menendez-Kirk legislation to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran.”

Mark Dubowitz of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies hopes this will impact the negotiations: “The pressure is now on President Obama to bear down and negotiate a good Iran deal or face a resounding political defeat when the Senate votes ‘no’ on the deal.”

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