Obama Just Might Get His Iran Nuclear Deal, After All
Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski has pledged her support for the Iran deal, giving the president enough votes to push the agreement through Congress.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | September 2, 2015
President Obama can breathe easy now. He has the votes he needs to push his landmark nuclear deal with Iran through Congress. (Video via The White House)
And he can thank Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski for that. She’s the 34th Senate Democrat to announce her support for the deal.
Thirty-four votes was always the magic number for the White House. You see, Republicans in Congress, along with some Democrats, want to pass a resolution preventing the deal from moving forward.