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WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement on the Obama Administration's announcement that it has reached an agreement with Iran:
“With the announcement today of an agreement with Iran, it is now up to Members of Congress to work carefully through every detail, particularly given Iran’s likelihood to exploit any ambiguity or loophole to its benefit and to the detriment of the security of America, Israel, and our allies in Europe and the Gulf. I have been very clear about what I believe must be included, and I will now be examining the agreement unveiled today to see if it meets those criteria.
“I am pleased that the White House worked with Senators Cardin and Corker to ensure that Congress will have the opportunity it deserves to review this agreement. As Congress now turns to the business of examining this agreement with great scrutiny, I want to express my appreciation to the countless U.S. officials who have been working tirelessly on these negotiations.”