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August 18, 2015 10:07 am

President Obama Personally Lobbying Democrats on Iran Deal

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Barack Obama. Photo: Screenshot.

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New York Times – From his rented vacation home in Martha’s Vineyard with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, President Obama has been making phone calls to Democratic members of Congress, trying to rally support for the nuclear deal with Iran that faces a vote next month.

“If you support the deal, we’d like you to make that clear,” he tells the lawmakers, according to a White House official who would describe the private calls only on condition of anonymity. “And if you still have concerns, we want to be able to answer those questions.”

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