12.01.16

Senate Intel Chairman Burr Statement on Iran Sanctions Act Vote

WASHINGTON –Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement on today’s Senate passage of the Iran Sanctions Act:

“Today the Republican led Senate voted to reauthorize sanctions against Iran through 2026. Iran remains the number one state sponsor of terrorism, and we cannot allow this regime to grow stronger under President Obama. We must continue to hold Iran accountable for their threats against America and our allies.”