Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02), released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to restore sanctions on Iran.

“President Trump's decision to restore all sanctions on Iran that had been removed under the terrible nuclear deal is to be applauded.  We now know that despite the Obama Administration's attempts to appease the mullahs in Tehran, the regime continued to build and test nuclear-capable missiles, support global terrorism, and brutally oppress its own people,” said Congressman Poe. “Rewarding Iran's bad behavior with access to the global economy only enriched Iran's radical regime and its IRGC thugs to pursue their wicked ambitions. Applying a maximum pressure campaign going forward will deny the regime resources for its military and terrorist projects and ultimately force the mullahs to reconsider their malign activity to slow their own demise.”

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