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February 3, 2016 10:47 am

House Passes Bill Restricting Obama’s Ability to Lift Iran Sanctions

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Barack Obama. The House of Representatives narrowly approved legislation on Tuesday that would restrict President Barack Obama's ability to lift Iran's sanctions. Photo: Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

US President Barack Obama. Photo: Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

The US House of Representatives narrowly approved legislation on Tuesday that would restrict President Barack Obama’s ability to lift sanctions under the international nuclear deal with Iran, nearly three weeks after a similar vote was canceled.

House members voted 246-181 to pass the “Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act,” almost entirely along party lines, with almost every “yes” vote coming from Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly opposed to it.

Read full story at The New York Times.

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