PressTV-Senator working on Iran seems to sideline hawkish partner

A United States Republican Senator who has been working on anti-Iran legislation is attempting to win the partnership of a senior Democratic colleague, seemingly sidelining a junior fellow Republican known for his belligerent stance on Iran.

Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), who is the chairman of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, has for over two weeks been working on an amendment to the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act (INARA), a law that was passed in 2015 to give the US Congress oversight on an international deal reached the same year with Iran.

Corker has partnered with a junior Senator and an Iran hawk, Tom Cotton (R-AR), to draft the amendment, which would presumably toughen the implementation of the Iran deal.

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

According to Reuters, the proposed amendment would restore “sanctions if Iran tests a ballistic missile able to carry a…

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