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GOP Will Force Reid to Save Obama’s
Iran Policy—Over and Over Again

Daily Beast, by Josh Rogin

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/6/2014 9:32:36 AM

Dozens of Republican senators joined Wednesday to demand that Harry Reid allow a floor vote on a new Iran sanctions bill. If he doesn’t, they are planning to make his life miserable. The Republican Senate caucus is planning to use every parliamentary trick in the book to push Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to allow a floor vote on a new Iran sanctions bill that the Obama administration strenuously opposes. The Obama White House has succeeded in keeping most Democrats in line against supporting quick passage of the “Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act,” which currently has 59 co-sponsors, including 13 Democrats. Reid

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Felixcat, 2/6/2014 9:48:20 AM     (No. 9721616)

The Imperial President and the Imperial Senate Majority Leader. What a way to run a republic...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 2/6/2014 10:28:31 AM     (No. 9721698)

Well, we´ll see if they really do anything.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: john56, 2/6/2014 10:38:20 AM     (No. 9721715)

Like my dear departed Irish Catholic Momma used to say, "Talk is cheap, it takes money to buy whiskey."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Franz, 2/6/2014 11:41:55 AM     (No. 9721797)

The GOP may try to force Harry Reid to bring the their Iran bill to a vote, but the "dictator" will not let that happen. Only if there are enough Democrats willing to vote for the bill to make the bill veto-proof, will this happen.

Otherwise, Obama will veto it, and Democrats who vote for it will suffer the wrath of Obama and Reid for nothing.

In other words, it ain´t going to happen.

Unlike Republicans, Democrats are smart enough not to get in fights they cannot win. (Remember the Ted Cruz inspired government shut-down.)

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