Senators Surbanes, Cantwell, Blumenthal among Democrats to support Iran deal
Published 09/09/2015 | 02:30
US Democratic Senators John Sarbanes and Maria Cantwell said on Tuesday she would back the Iran nuclear deal.
"I am going to support it and I will have a statement out shortly," Sen Catwell told Reuters.
Senator Sarbanes said he belives the plan will be effective in pulling Iran back form the threshold of becoming a nuclear state. He believes this position could hold for up to 12 years.
Earlier on Tuesday, Democratic Senators Richard Blumenthal, Gary Peters and Ron Wyden also announced they would support the agreement, securing for President Barack Obama the 41 Senate votes needed to block a final vote on a measure of disapproval.