Congress has drawn a line in the sand for the president. A bipartisan bill which checks President Obama’s authority by requiring him to submit any nuclear deal with Iran to Congress for approval before sanctions can be lifted has beenoverwhelmingly passed by the House.
The bill is so popular, it has a veto-proof majority in both houses.
The move is being seen as a major rebuke to Obama’s Middle East agenda. Lawmakers from across the aisle have come together to assert congressional authority, stymieing Obama’s desired path forward with Iran.
The bill, which cleared the House 400 to 25, was already passed by the Senate last week with a vote of 98 to 1.
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