Obama Calls Senator Corker to Discuss Iran Nuclear Talks

April 8, 2015 7:52 PM

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President Barack Obama discussed the emerging Iranian nuclear deal with Senator Bob Corker in a phone call Wednesday as the White House seeks to stave off the Tennessee Republican’s bill that would give Congress an up-or-down vote on an agreement.

The president spoke with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman the week before the panel is set to consider the bill, which is co-sponsored by eight Democrats and an independent. The White House has threatened to veto the legislation, and supporters say they have almost enough votes to ove...

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