Obama Deputy Warns Senate Against Undermining Iran Nuclear Talks

(Bloomberg) -- In letter sent Saturday to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, Obama’s chief of staff advises holding off on legislation that would grant lawmakers more prominent role in U.S.-Iran deal-making process.

* “The legislation would likely have profoundly negative

impact on the ongoing negotiations”: White House Chief of

Staff Denis McDonough * “This would complicate the possibility of achieving a

peaceful resolution to the Iranian nuclear issue if

legislative action is taken before a deal is completed”:

McDonough * Obama would veto bill if it passes: McDonough * NOTE: Last wk, 47 congressional Republicans sent open letter

to Iran warning it against cutting deal with diplomats from

U.S., five other world powers aimed at keeping Iran from

obtaining nuclear weapon


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