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Corker Rejects Obama’s Deal-or-War Argument on Iran Nuclear Pact

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) speak to members of the media after the weekly Republican Policy Luncheon July 14, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) speak to members of the media after the weekly Republican Policy Luncheon July 14, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC

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Senator Bob Corker, a key player in the congressional debate over the nuclear deal with Iran, told Secretary of State John Kerry that the Obama administration is engaging in hyperbole to sell it.

Administration officials keep saying that “it’s this deal or war,” Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said as administration officials gave their first public testimony under Congress’s 60-day review of the accord that the U.S. and other world powers reached with Iran last week.