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Congressional leaders implore POTUS to avoid nuclear ‘blackmail’ by Iran

The President has urged the US to remain diplomatic in the face of Iran’s flummoxed flailing.

Everyone remembers that one kid in 5th grade who always acted out in class, hoping that their disruptions would garner them the attention they desire.  Iran is no different.

The Persian nation has been ferociously retaliating against international sanctions levied against them in the fallout of the now-defunct “nuclear deal” one heralded by the Obama administration.  Their campaign of chaos has brought explosive attacks on Middle Eastern oil infrastructure, the downing of a US drone, and a reigniting of the Persian nation’s march toward nuclear weapons.

All of this malevolent posturing is meant to bring the international community back to the negotiating table, but US lawmakers are urging the President not to fall for it.

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Three GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement — and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resolution enshrining the deal that allows for a “snapback” of sanctions.

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“Regime officials have signaled they intend to creep towards a nuclear weapon, while demanding concessions and promising to ‘reverse’ their violations if their demands are met,” Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote in a letter Tuesday. “We urge you to reject their nuclear blackmail.”

The President has indicated that his intent is to allow for diplomacy to run its course in the case of Iran.

Trump canceled a military strike against Iran in recent days that was to be retaliation for their aforementioned destruction of a US drone, citing that particular response as disproportionate.

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