This week, the President announced that the United States – with our allies and partners – has reached a comprehensive, long-term deal with Iran that will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
The world’s superpowers as well as the world’s nuclear experts agree that this deal shuts down Iran’s pathways to a nuclear weapon. If it didn’t, the United States wouldn’t have agreed to it – and neither would Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia, or China. The deal demonstrates that American diplomacy can bring about real and meaningful change that makes our country, and the world, safer and more secure.
Still, we’ve already heard a great deal of partisan talking points and overheated rhetoric out of Washington about the deal – often without even reading the document, which is posted online for everyone to see.
But across the country, something different is happening – those looking at the details of the deal are expressing support for it.
Here’s what they are saying: