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Iranian Nuclear Program

Scott says yes to Iran agreement

The Iran nuclear agreement got a nod from Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, D-Newport News today. “This agreement took years of careful negotiations between Iran, the United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom, France and Germany," he said. “Opponents of the agreement have suggested that if Congress blocks it, we will be able to go back to the negotiation table to get a better deal.  This idea has been summarily dismissed by our negotiating partners," Scott said. Going back could take take months, at best he said, adding " During that time, Iran would have the opportunity to ramp up its efforts to develop a nuclear weapon, which would put...