Schumer Opposing Iran Deal Complicates Obama’s Senate Task

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(Bloomberg) -- White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest talks about New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer's intention to vote against the Iran nuclear deal. Earnest, speaking at the daily press briefing in Washington, also discusses the outlook for peace talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban. (This report is an excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)

Senator Charles Schumer’s opposition to the Iran nuclear deal offers cover for other Democrats inclined to reject the accord, complicating White House efforts to keep lawmakers from scuttling President Barack Obama’s top foreign policy priority.

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