By Rebecca Shabad - 11/26/13 12:48 PM EST
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) says he’s concerned about additional rounds of sanctions against Iran, but predicts it will be “awfully tough” to achieve a final deal to curb Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
“I’m concerned about the talk of additional rounds of sanctions right now,” Schiff said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Jansing & Co.” “The Congress really needs to be working in concert with the president on this as one of the preeminent national security challenges of the day. We don’t do well in negotiations if we are internally divided.”
Those critics are also skeptical about whether Iran can be trusted.
Schiff, a senior member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, agrees.
“I agree that they can’t be trusted,” he said. “No one is asking for a blind trust or any trust, really, in Iranians. That’s part of why the agreement includes daily inspections of these nuclear facilities — something that we’ve never had.”
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