Republican Sen. Roy Blunt Stands by Iran Letter

“No deal is better than a bad deal," he says.

“I really don’t,” Blunt told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” today when asked whether he had any second thoughts on the letter.

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But Blunt said the letter was “essentially an op-ed,” expressing the Senate’s role in treaty negotiations.

“There is a constitutional role here for the Senate if you want this agreement to be permanent, binding and long-term,” he said on “This Week.”

When asked whether the letter hurts the administration’s ability to broker further international sanctions against Iran, Blunt said, “No deal is better than a bad deal.

Corker, who did not sign Cotton’s letter, has introduced bipartisan legislation to increase congressional oversight of nuclear negotiations and require the president to submit any nuclear deal to Congress for review and approval.