WASHINGTON — A lame-duck president, an empowered opposition, a looming election: They’re hardly the ingredients for a resounding White House triumph.
Yet President Barack Obama clinched a huge victory on the Iran nuclear deal in Congress last week when Senate Democrats blocked GOP attempts to get a disapproval resolution to his desk and frustrated House Republicans settled for passing two related measures destined to go nowhere.
09:13 Rouhani says Iran will not let Trump rip up nuclear deal13
18:46 Obama expected to sign Iran Sanctions Act extension into law: White House14
10:49 Iran Considers Renewal of US Sanctions a Violation of Nuclear Deal15
19:06 Nancy Pelosi is totally unbeatable. That’s a bad thing for Democrats13