Abbott Encourages Private Businesses to Join States’ Sanctions Against Iran – IOTW Report

Abbott Encourages Private Businesses to Join States’ Sanctions Against Iran

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Algemeiner- Texas Governor Greg Abbott told the state’s congressional delegation that he would encourage private enterprises to join sanctions prohibiting taxpayer-funded investment in Iran and entities that do business with the Islamic Republic, vowing to uphold state restrictions even as the Obama administration’s nuclear deal goes into effect, the Houston Chronicle reported on Thursday.

Though he circulated a letter encouraging Texan lawmakers in Washington to reject the nuclear deal before news broke that the Obama administration had secured enough votes to prevent the deal from being scuttled in Congress, Abbott’s call sheds light on state efforts to circumvent the sweeping agreement with Iran.  MORE


3 Comments on Abbott Encourages Private Businesses to Join States’ Sanctions Against Iran

  1. He’s one of the truly bright stars we have left when it comes to patriotism and love of country. I pray he doesn’t turn out to be like some of the other flashes in the pan.

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