Pompeo returns to Capitol Hill to push Iran sanctions bill

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will return to the Capitol on Wednesday to help announce an Iranian sanctions bill.

The Republican Study Committee, chaired by Republican Indiana Rep. Jim Banks, is revealing the Maximum Pressure Act. Pompeo, who was a Republican Kansas congressman before joining the Trump administration, is set to appear at a press conference about the bill with the House’s largest conservative caucus on Wednesday.

The move comes as high-level talks are underway in Vienna aimed at creating a plan for the United States to rejoin the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a goal for President Joe Biden.

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