Rubio Backs Compromise On Iran Deal

April 15, 2015 12:59 AM

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Rubio Backs Compromise On Iran Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio’s fiery criticism of an emerging deal over Iran’s nuclear ambitions fizzled in the cool pragmatism of the Senate, as he joined colleagues on Tuesday in backing a compromise measure during his first full day as a presidential candidate.

The Florida Republican returned to Washington to vote for legislation that that would give Congress the power to approve or reject any agreement with Iran over its nuclear programs. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approved that proposal, which now heads to the full Senate.

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