Cotton insisted in a CNN interview on Monday afternoon that Democrats had been asked to sign on to the partisan letter, though a Democratic Senate source closely watching Congress’s Iran machinations first learned of the Cotton letter in a news story on Monday morning.
Corker’s bill would require an up-or-down vote by Congress on any deal that Obama strikes with Iran — and although a “no” vote would not bind Obama and bring down a nuclear deal, it would restrict Obama’s ability to waive economic sanctions on Iran.
The other measure, sponsored by Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), would require new sanctions on Iran should Tehran leave the negotiations or violate its current agreements with the U.S. and its five negotiating partners: Russia, China, France, Germany and Britain.
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