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July 22, 2015 9:31 am

Obama Blasts ‘Lobbyists,’ ‘Money’ Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal During ‘Daily Show’ Appearance

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President Barack Obama was on the 'Daily Show' Tuesday night and slammed opponents of the Iran nuclear deal. Photo: Screenshot.

President Barack Obama slammed opponents of the Iran nuclear deal during his appearance on  ‘The Daily Show’ Tuesday night. Photo: Screenshot.

In an interview with The Daily Show on Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama took a swipe at “the money” and “the lobbyists” being marshaled by opponents of his controversial nuclear deal with Iran.

Strongly championing the accord, which is being bitterly opposed by Israel and which is being challenged by the pro-Israel AIPAC lobby, Obama urged viewers to contact their elected representatives to make sure the accord passes Congress. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other critics of the deal are vowing to try to muster sufficient support in Congress to block the accord by the two-thirds majority necessary to overcome any presidential veto.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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