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Iowa Congressman David Young issued the following statement on the President's decision to reinstate sanctions on Iran which were waived under the Iran Deal:
Iowa Congressman David Young today pressed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the administration's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum during a Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Iowa Congressman David Young traveled to Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Iraq to thank U.S. servicemembers for their service and sacrifice ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Congressman Young joined a delegation led by Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, which also included Michigan Senator Gary Peters, Pennsylvania Congressman Keith Rothfus, and Virigina Congressman Rob Wittman.
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Iran is one of the world's - if not the biggest - leading sponsors and supporters of terrorism and grows more dangerous every day. Nevertheless, the Obama administration pushed an agreement which rewarded Iran with $150 billion to not pursue its goal of developing nuclear weapons. This deal was bogus and I and many of my colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives opposed it and tried to block it.
President Trump has chosen to decertify the Iran Nuclear Deal. This means the administration believes the deal is no longer in the national security interests of the United States. As required by law, Congress has 60 days to decide whether or not to pull out of the deal and reimpose the sanctions which were lifted when the deal was signed. Congress may choose not to act which will keep the United States in the deal.
DES MOINES, IA - Iowa Congressman David Young began a multi-topic focused visit to China today with a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing with U.S. Ambassador to China, and former Iowa Governor, Terry Branstad. (PHOTO: https://davidyoung.house.gov/media-center/photo-galleries/meeting-ambassador-branstad)
(BEIJING, CHINA) - Iowa Congressman David Young and U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad at the U.S. embassy in Beijing. The photo behind them is of the last ambassador from the State of Iowa to China - Edwin Hurd Conger. He was appointed by President William McKinley as ambassador to China from 1898-1905. Conger started out his public service as a two-term treasurer of Dallas County, Iowa where Congressman Young grew up and still resides.