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April 5, 2015 9:00 am

White House Officials Working to Sell Iran Nuclear Agreement to Congress

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White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said everyone at the White House is trying to convince Congress to get on board regarding the Iran nuclear agreement. Photo: Twitter.

CNN – Now that President Barack Obama has the framework of a nuclear deal with Iran, the White House attention shifts to the challenging task of selling this agreement to Congress, and the administration is already deploying its troops.

“In just the last 24 hours we’ve had everybody from the President to the White House Chief of Staff, to officials at the Department of State and the Department of Defense briefing members of Congress to make sure they understand exactly why we believe this is a framework agreement that puts us on the path of making sure that we’re preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and putting in place inspections to verify that that’s actually the case,” White House spokesperson Josh Earnest told CNN Friday.

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