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5/7/15

Iran-USA US: Senate passes bill giving Congress right to review Iran nuke deal

By a 98-1 vote, the US Senate passed a bipartisan bill that would give Congress review rights over the White House’s Iran nuclear deal. The bill is expected to pass in the House, and has President Obama’s support.

The White House originally opposed the bill, proposed by Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker (R-TN), until some of its provisions were revised in a compromise deal with the committee’s ranking democrat, Ben Cardin (D-MD) last month.

The compromise won over enough Democrats that President Obama withdrew his veto threat. The draft bill was approved by the committee unanimously.

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