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Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee

 


Nuclear treaty was best path to prevent Iranian nukes

Q: Iran: Support Trump's withdrawal from treaty that limits Iran's nuclear capability in return for lifting economic sanctions?

Ted Cruz (R): Yes. Applauded withdrawal, saying agreement didn't sufficiently rein in Iran's nuclear program.

Beto O'Rourke (D): No. Agreement, while imperfect, was "best path to keep Iran from having nuclear weapons."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Texas Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

We need to think before acting in Mideast

When we're not clear with ourselves, with the American people about what our goals are and what we're willing to sacrifice to achieve them, then we are setting ourselves up for certain failure. That, to me, describes our approach to the Middle East. It's easy to criticize and hard to prescribe a solution, but I think that begins with some humility about whether it's ours to solve and maybe we should rethink what our goals are in that region.
Source: El Paso Inc. on 2018 Texas Senate race , Jul 18, 2016

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