House Passes Legislation to Block Iran Nuclear Agreement
Valadao Votes Against Deal, Sanctions Relief
On Thursday, September 10, 2015 and Friday, September 11, 2015, the United States House of Representatives considered three pieces of legislation related to the Iran Nuclear Agreement.WASHINGTON - On Thursday, September 10, 2015 and Friday, September 11, 2015, the United States House of Representatives considered three pieces of legislation related to the Iran Nuclear Agreement.
On Thursday, the House passed H. Res. 411, with Congressman David G. Valadao’s (CA-21) support, asserting that Congress had not yet received the Iran Nuclear Agreement in its entirely, and thus, the 60 day Congressional review period has yet to begin.
Today, Friday, September 11, 2015, the House considered H.R. 3461, a measure to formally approve the Iran Deal. Congressman Valadao voted against the Nuclear Agreement and the bill failed in the House by a margin of 162 - 269.
The House also considered legislation to prevent President Obama from carrying out key provisions of the Iran Deal that waive sanctions currently levied against Iran for its nuclear activities until January 21, 2017. With Congressman Valadao’s support, the House passed H.R. 3460 by a margin of 247 - 186.
Despite actions in the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate filibustered legislation to block a vote on the agreement. In doing so, protected this dangerously flawed agreement.
Congressman David G. Valadao represents the 21st Congressional District, which includes Kings County and portions of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties.