As Iran Deadline Looms, Obama Faces Skepticism In Congress


November 18, 2014

With the Nov. 24 deadline for an Iran deal looming, there’s no guarantee that the Obama administration will achieve its long-sought goal of an agreement over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

But there’s at least one outcome that is a virtual certainty: Obama will face a deeply skeptical and assertive Congress.

The Republican sweep of midterm elections earlier this month means that any deal will face even more intense scrutiny — and probably resistance — in Congress. Even an attempt to further extend the talks is likely going to be a tough sell for Obama on Capitol Hill.

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