For Immediate Release
NIAC Action Welcomes Rep. Nadler's Support for Iran Deal
WASHINGTON - NIAC Action Executive Director Jamal Abdi issued the following statement following news that Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) will support the Iran nuclear deal:
"Rep. Jerrold Nadler's (D-NY) endorsement of the Iran deal is another blow to opponents' desires to dismantle the historic accord. Rep. Nadler, as a pro-Israel legislator from a district with one of the largest Jewish constituencies in the U.S., was one of the most important remaining undecided lawmakers in either Congressional chamber. His endorsement proves that the deal is beneficial not just to the U.S. and other negotiating parties, but also to Israel.
"Nadler joins Reps. Sander Levin (D-MI) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) as lawmakers that did not sign the letter from 151 House Democrats endorsing the framework who have now endorsed the final deal. Nadler's support will make it even more difficult for the hardline opponents of the deal to secure the two-thirds in the House that would be necessary to threaten this agreement. It's time for the remaining on-the-fence lawmakers to take a stand for peace by publicly endorsing the deal."
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