A statement from a bipartisan group of senators pushing further sanctions on Iran:

“A nuclear weapons capable Iran presents a grave threat to the national security of the United States and its allies and we are committed to preventing Iran from acquiring this capability. We will work together to reconcile Democratic and Republican proposals over the coming weeks and to pass bipartisan Iran sanctions legislation as soon as possible.”

The statement, released today, is from Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.), Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Ben Cardin (D-Maryland), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Robert Casey (D-Penn.), John Cornyn (R-Tex.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.).

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