WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the below statement following reports that the Biden Administration is considering easing sanctions on Iran, the world’s leading state-sponsor of terror, as it considers reentering the disastrous Iranian Nuclear Deal. In February, Senator Scott introduced a resolution expressing opposition to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and urging President Biden to work with Congress and refuse to rejoin the deal without significant reform.
Senator Rick Scott said, “Iran has shown time and time again that it cannot be trusted, yet President Biden is insistent on getting the United States back into the disastrous Obama-Biden Iran nuclear deal that does nothing but reward the Ayatollah and his regime. This is just a repeat of his failed decisions as Vice President. President Trump was right to cancel this horrible deal and the sanctions his administration levied on Iran are working. Easing sanctions on a government that wants to destroy Israel and chants ‘Death to America’ is unthinkable. Biden needs to stop with this weak and misguided strategy and keep maximum pressure on the Ayatollah until Iran is no longer a threat to U.S. national security.”