On CNN’s “The Situation Room” on Monday, former Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), also the former House Intelligence Committee chairman, explained to host Wolf Blitzer why the Iran nuclear deal, which was announced Tuesday, would have portions that would have to remain classified.
“I think they’re going to have to have pieces of this deal that are classified,” Rogers said.
“Congress should know about it, there’s no doubt about that,” he added. “I don’t care what classification it is, but there might be some monitoring sections of that bill that would be classified for a whole host of reasons.”
“A) They don’t want to disclose that technology,” he continued. “B) They don’t want to disclose the methods of which and how they will continue to monitor certain aspects of any deal. I do believe those portions would legitimately be classified, but they should be absolutely fully 100 percent briefed to Congress.”
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