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Menendez: We Need More Iran Sanctions Ready In Case Deal Fails

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"I want the deal to be successful," he said on CBS's "Face the Nation." "But we have to be ready to move forward."

He said that sanctions are necessary in order to ensure that Iran cannot build a nuclear weapon.

"Creating a sanctions regime that is an insurance policy … is incredibly important," Menendez said.