Area representatives respond to President Trump's withdrawal from Iran deal

Area representatives respond to President Trump's withdrawal from Iran deal
U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) was awarded the 'Texas State Council Legislator of the Year' by Vietnam veterans organization Tuesday.

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Our area congressman, Mac Thornberry, is responding to President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran deal.

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Congressman Thornberry says his preference would have been to give European allies a few more months to strengthen the deal. He says there must now be two critical priorities: The first, enhancing our own military capabilities and the second, strengthening our alliances.

He believes a strong, international effort is required to curtail Iran's aggressive behavior in a number of areas.

U.S. Senator Tom Udall also responded to the president's decision.

Senator Udall says the withdrawal is a dangerous mistake and will gravely damage our efforts to stop a nuclear Iran.

He says this move is a "chaotic and dangerous" approach to international relations and believes this will make our nation and the world less safe.

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