Senator Marco Rubio has cited the need to kill the Iran deal as one of the reasons for him seeking reelection to the Senate.
Rubio sought the Republican presidential nomination but dropped out of the presidential race soon after losing to Donald Trump in his own state of Florida.
In a statement released Wednesday in which he announced he would run again in Florida, Rubio cited the Iran sanctions relief for nuclear rollback deal, which he had pledged as president to tear up.
“Control of the Senate may very well come down to the race in Florida,” Rubio said in his statement, according to JTA.
“That means the future of the Supreme Court will be determined by the Florida Senate seat. It means the future of the disastrous Iran nuclear deal will be determined by the Florida Senate seat. It means the direction of our country’s fiscal and economic policies will be determined by this Senate seat. The stakes for our nation could not be higher,” the Florida senator added. READ MORE