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Steny Hoyer: Failing to Pass Iran Deal Won’t Lead to War

Tuesday on CNN’s “Newsroom With Carol Costello,”  House Democratic Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) broke ranks with President Barack Obama saying he did not agree with his administration’s stance that if the Iran nuclear deal was not passed, the only alternative is war.

Hoyer  said, “I do not believe that if the agreement were not approved that that is a path to war. We imposed the sanctions through Congress with the cooperation of the administration. The sanctions in my opinion, brought Iran to the table. And the first steps, of course, would be to A — keep sanctions in place, and B — perhaps to make sanctions even tougher. So that, I don’t agree that we would set the country to a path to war.”

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