(KFVS/AP) - President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal.
He spoke just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8.
The AP reported he planned to follow through on his campaign threat to pull out of the landmark nuclear accord with Iran.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued the following statement regarding President Trump's announcement on the Iran Deal:
U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin released the following statement after the President's announcement:
U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth released the following statement:
The agreement, struck in 2015 by the United States, other world powers and Iran, lifted most U.S. and international sanctions against the country. In return, Iran agreed to restrictions on its nuclear program making it impossible to produce a bomb, along with rigorous inspections.