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“Congressional Republicans who don’t like the deal President Obama is trying to negotiate to end Iran’s nuclear program are now trying a new tactic: telling Iranians that they won’t honor it after Obama leaves office,” writes NPR’s S.V. Dáte.
The letter was written by freshman Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton and co-signed by 46 of his GOP colleagues, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Obama, at a White House photo opportunity Monday, said he is proceeding with negotiations. “I think it’s somewhat ironic to see some members of Congress wanting to make common cause with the hard-liners in Iran,” he said. “It’s an unusual coalition.”
Today’s Question: What do you think of the GOP’s letter to Iran?