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Center For American Progress Wanted To Put The Breaks On Bipartisan Sanctions Against Iran.

“President Barack Obama should exercise his executive authority to waive the nuclear-related sanctions for a period of time, perhaps a year or two, to allow the Iranians to gain confidence with the international community that it is in full compliance with the final agreement.” (Center for American Progress, 7/17/14)

Strickland Served As President Of The Center For American Progress Action Fund And On The Executive Committee For The Center For American Progress (Center For American Progress, Accessed 2/2/15)

Gallup: "...the vast majority of Americans (77%) say the development of nuclear weapons by Iran is a 'critical threat'..." (Gallup, 2/27/15)

Senator Portman supports tough new sanctions against Iran and is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan (Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2015.)

Senator Portman is a strong supporter of Israel and he attended Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint meeting of the Congress last week.