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July 17, 2015 9:50 am

Congress Resists White House Rush to Win UN Approval of Nuclear Deal

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President Obama's attempt to win quick approval from the UN for the Iran nuclear agreement is backfiring on him. Photo:

President Obama’s attempt to win quick approval from the U.N. for the Iran nuclear agreement is backfiring. Photo:

President Barack Obama has a new hurdle to selling his Iran deal on Capitol Hill: Bipartisan opposition to his decision to submit the nuclear accord to the United Nations before Congress votes on the agreement.

Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) said on Thursday afternoon that they disagreed with the U.S. pushing the agreement through the U.N. before Congress votes this September to approve or reject it, a troubling development for an administration still trying to win over both men.

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