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Senator Graham slams Iran deal

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 01:59

Senators Graham, McCain and former Senator Lieberman decry Iran nuclear deal and call for ''no'' vote in Congress. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Rough Cut (no reporter narration) STORY: Speaking at a town hall event in New York City, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) called on members of congress to vote against the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration. Flanked by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and former Senator Joseph Lieberman, Graham said the deal would unleash a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. "A no vote would give the next president of the United States leverage that he or she will need to correct a very bad deal that could be made better," said Graham. "I want to say something bi-partisan, I think Hillary Clinton could have gotten a better deal than this," said Graham. Senator McCain, who did not respond to recent comments by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump who said McCain is not a war hero, said that the Sunni Arab nations of the Middle East, "will not sit by and watch Iran acquire nuclear weapons." Lieberman called the vote the most important one that members of Congress will ever cast. Graham said it was an affront to the American people that the Obama administration presented the deal to the U.N. before it is reviewed by Congress.

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Senator Graham slams Iran deal

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 01:59