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August 27, 2015 9:01 am

White House Seeks Democratic Filibuster on Iran 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: ZOA.org.

President Barack Obama. Photo: ZOA.org.

President Barack Obama’s almost certain to get the Iran nuclear deal through Congress — but whether he gets there by filibuster or sustained veto could make all the difference.

A Democratic filibuster in the Senate would be a clear victory for the president, allowing Obama to say that for all the political noise there wasn’t enough actual opposition to the nuclear agreement with the Islamic republic to even get to a final vote.

Read full story at Politico.

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    The democrats are the ones who pressed to change the filibuster rules making it easier to end them because of the one time they were on the losing end of one. This won’t work.

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