When it comes to foreign policy, Congress sits in the audience and cheers or boos. But it seldom has any profound effect on the outcome of the action.
The almost-certain implementation of President Obama’s Iran deal despite heated opposition from most congressional Republicans and some Democrats is yet more evidence that, when it comes to major decisions of US foreign policy, it is the White House that runs the game.
21:01 Iran deal faces uncertain future under Trump25
15:02 Administration will certify Iran nuclear deal compliance, vows additional sanctions21
02:49 Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal but defying its spirit27
02:43 Trump Recertifies Iran Nuclear Deal, but Only Reluctantly25