| Sep 11 2015
As published in: CNN
This week marks a critical time in our nation's history and the future of the Middle East as Congress considers President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran. The President claims that the deal will make the Middle East a safer place. But it is hard not to feel the opposite will be the case. After all, on Thursday, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei forecast that Israel will not exist in a mere 25 years. Indeed, he went as far as to taunt Israel by saying it would be kept "worried every moment."
We should take Iran's leaders at their own word.
Neither I, nor the American people, signed up for a nuclear deal with Iran that will provide the regime with billions of dollars to support its terrorist proxies and the murderous al-Assad regime in Syria. Nor did we agree to lift the United Nations arms embargo so Russia and China could provide Iran with conventional weapons and ballistic missiles. Unfortunately, despite the fact that a majority of Americans oppose this reckless Iran deal, that is the agreement in front of us.
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