Oct 13, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Tillerson: Trump will decertify Iran deal, but not pull out

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed that Trump will decertify the deal in his speech later today. Photo: Susan Walsh / AP

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed Friday that President Trump will use the Congressional The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act (INARA) to decertify the Iran deal, stating that it is not "vital to the national security interests of the United States," per AP. Tillerson also made clear that Trump will not withdraw the U.S. from the agreement, instead punting the decision to Congress.

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