Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Brooks Statement on Iran Agreement

Jul 14, 2015
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Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) released the following statement after the Obama administration announced a final deal had been reached in nuclear negotiations with Iran:

“No deal is clearly a better outcome than a bad deal and I’m extremely concerned the Obama administration has negotiated a bad deal. My colleagues and I will leave no detail of the final negotiated terms unexplored as this decision comes with consequences that will reverberate for generations moving forward. If this agreement allows for a nuclear Iran and puts our security at risk, Congress must not support it. 

The Obama administration only has itself to blame for the skepticism it now faces from members of both political parties. Throughout this process, critical negotiating objectives have been repeatedly ignored or altered. Iran has practiced violence and deception for decades. The world cannot afford a nuclear Iran and thus cannot afford a deal with unacceptable terms.”