"The effect of what the president has done has really been to constrain our freedom of action", said Rep. Adam Schiff, Calif., the ranking Democrat of the House Intelligence Committee, "because steps we might have taken to constrain Iran's malevolent activity will now be viewed through the prism of the president's hostility to the nuclear deal". "He's been quite clear for a long time that it's not his plan to certify it". "That ship has sailed", according to the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
"If we withdraw from the deal now, Iran would be free today from the constraints on their program and the intrusive inspections that the JCPOA puts into place", he said.
Since taking office, the Trump administration has also signed multiple waivers for nuclear sanctions against Iran. The administration also wants to impose penalties or limits for Iran's ballistic missile program and create a stronger enforcement mechanism for potential breaches of the deal.
Several diplomats have said Europe would be ready to discuss sanctioning Iran's ballistic missile tests and forming a strategy to curb Iran's influence in the region.
Republicans have complained that the deal delays Iran's nuclear ambitions but could allow Iran to resume its nuclear program after certain restrictions expire.
"Let's work with allies to make certain that worldwide inspectors have better access to possible nuclear sites, and we should address the fundamental sunset shortcoming, as our allies have recognized", he said.
However, they do not believe he will go beyond that and call for Congress to reinstate nuclear sanctions that were lifted as a result of the deal.
"If we pass the message that with every change of administration in Washington or elsewhere deals are thrown away and renegotiated, no one would negotiate with any administration ever and any deal would be exposed to be renegotiated every term".
In a rare case of the United Kingdom publicly pressuring the US, the British government said Wednesday that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had called Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to underscore British support for the deal.
"If the feeling is that the United States no longer supports the agreement, then the political reality is that the agreement will be in serious jeopardy and its implementation will be very hard", a senior French diplomat said. That could include Iran pulling out of the deal as well and restarting uranium enrichment activities, or Iran could stay in the deal and try to drive a wedge between the US and its allies.
She said that USA would lose global trust "because a deal that America voted for just two years ago in the UN Security Council with a resolution unanimously adopted, a deal that America helped to shape enormously, enormously, would be rejected by the same country".
"At the end of the day, though, everyone recognizes that he's the decider".
News reported the White House briefed lawmakers Wednesday on the pending decision and those who left were convinced the Obama-era nuclear deal would get decertified. He had certified it twice before but aides said he was reluctant to do so a third time.
Trudeau will travel to Mexico on Thursday to hold additional NAFTA talks with his Mexican counterpart, Enrique Pena Nieto. This week the influential US Chamber of Commerce warned it was time to "ring alarm bells" over the NAFTA talks.
North Korea's nuclear weapons program has become the most urgent national security issue during the Trump presidency. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on October 18 in Seoul, according to Seoul's foreign ministry.
Joe Belfiore , corporate vice president in Microsoft's Operating Systems Group, broke the news on Twitter over the weekend. When asked by a user whether it is "time to leave Windows Mobile platform", Belfiore tweeted back, "Depends who you are".
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