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September 2, 2015 6:16 am

White House Now One Vote Shy of Blocking Veto Override From Iran Deal Opponents

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U.S. President Barack Obama. His Iran deal is one vote shy of a veto-proof majority in Congress. Photo: Pete Souza/White House.

U.S. President Barack Obama. His Iran deal is one vote shy of a veto-proof majority in Congress. Photo: Pete Souza/White House.

The Hill – President Obama is on the cusp of preserving the Iran nuclear deal in Congress.

Sens. Bob Casey Jr. (Pa.) and Chris Coons (Del.) on Tuesday became the 32nd and 33rd Senate Democrats to back the deal, leaving the White House just one vote shy of denying Republicans the two-thirds majority they would need to override a veto.

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