September 4, 2015 | Quote

A Closing Argument for Rejecting the Iran Deal

As Congress returns from recess and prepares for important votes on President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, many in Washington are already declaring the debate over. But the looming showdown over a resolution to disapprove the deal is no mere show vote. 

It's true that through the raw exercise of power, Obama appears to have found a way to get his Iran deal around Congress despite bipartisan disapproval and opposition of the public. Even in the face of a presidential veto, however, there are still national security reasons for Congress to vote to reject the dangerous deal.


“My fear is that, it's not that it's President Obama's deal or war,” Mark Dubowitz, executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, told the Washington Examiner, referring to one of Obama's favorite talking points. “I think it's going to be Obama's deal and war. And when that war comes, Iran will be stronger and the consequences [of military action] are going to be much more severe.”


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