AIPAC Pressing Democrats to Vote Against Obama on Iran Nuclear Deal
AIPAC is now prepared to fight the White House by pushing Democrats to vote against President Obama’s signature second-term foreign policy initiative.
That represents a break from how AIPAC usually does business. While the lobby has pressed Congress to sanction Iran since the early 1990s, it rarely opposes a sitting president on major votes. Despite initial misgivings, the Obama White House ended up supporting major sanctions against Iran in 2010, 2011 and 2012, avoiding a fight with AIPAC.
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