Why Iran Nuclear Deal Is An Urgent Issue For President Obama
Is the U.S. Congress the biggest threat to already faltering nuclear negotiations with Iran?By Sebastian Martinez | November 12, 2014
The deadline on a nuclear deal with Iran is inching closer, and President Obama is now facing a potential threat to negotiations from home.
Basically, the U.S. and European Union want to stop Iran from any sort of progress on making a nuclear weapon, and in exchange they're willing to suspend some of the numerous sanctions on the Middle Eastern country. (Video via ODN)
Now the president faces a class of incoming Republican members of Congress, led by likely Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who aren't too hot on suspending sanctions on Iran and could look to derail any potential deal. (Video via Voice of America)