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December 11, 2014 11:52 am

New Bill Will Give Congress Unprecedented Oversight on Iran

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Times of Israel – A must-pass spending bill released late Tuesday night seeks to establish unprecedented levels of congressional oversight over Iran’s compliance with the terms of the Joint Plan of Action, the temporary agreement reached between the P5+1 world powers and Tehran in November 2013.

The Omnibus Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2015 will keep the US government funded through September. Although support for the $ 1.1 trillion bill is split in both the Republican and Democratic caucuses, members of both parties have said that they hope to pass the legislation to avoid an impending government shutdown.

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