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Democrats clinch critical votes for Iran nuclear deal

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(Worthy News) - Pressing their advantage, the White House and insistent Senate Democrats locked up the votes Tuesday to frustrate attempts by outraged Republicans to pass a legislative rebuke to the Iran nuclear accord.

Four previously undeclared Senate Democrats - Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Ron Wyden of Oregon, Gary Peters of Michigan and Maria Cantwell of Washington state - announced their support for the international agreement in a coordinated burst. That pushed supporters to a 42-vote total, one more than necessary to block a GOP disapproval resolution with a filibuster, and prevent a final vote.

“There is no better deal available now,” declared Blumenthal, one of the Senate’s Jewish Democrats, announcing his support for an accord that is strongly opposed by Israeli leaders as well as Republican senators. [ Source ]

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5 thoughts on “Democrats clinch critical votes for Iran nuclear deal

  1. Yeah... I'm not that concerned about how this will affect Israel's well-being as I believe that, one way or another, God will defend Israel... perhaps the enacting of this wicked deal will move Israelis to look to the Lord for help rather than viewing (and kow-towing to) the US as their savior, as seems to be the tendency among many secular Israelis. I am concerned for the US, that our government's policy is increasingly and brazenly, in effect, poking it's finger in God's eye and saying "we don't want You or your ways." Going in the other direction is the fact that many, if not a majority, of Americans oppose these things, and future elections may bring a change in leadership and reversal of these policies. Certainly a time to pray.

  2. Knowing that the public and the congress would never go for this deal, the government adjusted the law so that a minority vote would work. I wish I could change laws to suit myself that easily.

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