International Atomic Energy Agency

The Iran nuclear deal that Trump once vowed to tear apart is holding — at least for now

The Iran nuclear deal that Trump once vowed to tear apart is holding — at least for now

A skeptical Trump administration has confirmed that Iran continues to comply with the 2015 nuclear disarmament deal but says the White House is conducting an internal review of the landmark arms control accord that President Trump once called “the worst deal ever.”

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a letter to Congress that the National Security Council will lead an interagency review of whether easing economic sanctions against Iran as part of the accord “is vital to the national security interests of the United States.”

“Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror through many platforms and methods,” Tillerson wrote.

The Treasury Department still maintains...

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