Schumer: If Iran Sanctions Don’t Work, ‘We Will Have To Use Military Force’

Sen. Chuck Schumer (NY), the No.3 Democrat, backed up President Obama’s declaration that if sanctions and diplomatic efforts fail to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, the U.S. ought to take military action.

“As the president said,” Schumer told ABC’s This Week on Sunday, “if sanctions don’t work, we will have to use military force.”

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK