A potential U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty is a major decision that’d have consequences not just for the U.S., but for the entire global order. Such a decision needs to be carefully considered — and requiring a report to Congress on this question is a step towards ensuring that happens.
There’s already ample debate within both the administration and Congress as to the right decision on the future of the INF Treaty. Our allies, especially those in NATO, have also been outspoken with their opinions on this issue. A Congressional report isn’t needed to ensure this decision is carefully considered.