Transcript for Iran Deal Will Survive Congressional Review
He'll run nuclear deal is now secure the senate votes are into assured the agreement makes it through a congressional challenge. At least 34 senators say they will back president Obama's expected veto of a Republican resolution to disapprove the deal. In a statement senator Barbara Mikulski who provided the deciding vote said. No deal is perfect I have concluded that this joint comprehensive plan of action is the best option available to block Iran from having a nuclear bomb. Even before the ink on the agreement was drying. We started being bombarded by this. About what the agreement will and won't do secretary of state John Kerry defended details of the deal in Philadelphia. Judge for yourself. The difference between where we were two years ago. Where we are now. And where we can be in the future. Even having reached today's goal the administration continues its efforts to drum up support on Capitol Hill. There are still ten democratic senators who have not said how bill vote it. If this agreement is voted down those who vote no will not be able to tell him. How many centrifuges a ramble happen next year or the year after. Carry ads trust and hope is not a part of the deal he's doesn't taste very specific matters that will be verified for the lifetime of the agreement without this agreement. The Iranians would have several potential pathways to bomb. Where that. They won't have any. And about two weeks lawmakers will vote on a resolution of disapproval. Stephanie Obama's ABC news Washington.
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