NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie wants New Jersey’s junior U.S. senator to oppose the Iran deal.

Christie on Tuesday at Rutgers University’s Chabad House will urge Democrat Cory Booker and the state’s congressional delegation to oppose the deal, which is aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear weapons development.

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Christie will appear alongside World Values Network founder Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and other Jewish leaders. Boteach and Booker are close friends.

Christie has repeatedly hammered the deal’s terms as he campaigns for the Republican nomination for president.

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He has made foreign policy a centerpiece of his campaign, which has so far failed to gain traction with voters.

Booker has yet to announce a position on the deal.

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez opposes the Iran agreement.

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