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Boehner ‘Highly Skeptical’ of Iran Deal

By JM Rieger and Matt Fuller

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The time it took for Speaker John A. Boehner to surmise that he wasn’t going to like the Iranian nuclear deal may best be measured in seconds. But absent a revolt from Democrats, there doesn’t seem to be much the Ohio Republican and the rest of the GOP can do. Just hours after the Obama administration announced Tuesday a deal had been struck, Boehner trashed the agreement during a GOP leadership news conference. The speaker said, in his view, “from what I know of it thus far,” the deal was “unacceptable” and would pave the way for a nuclear Iran. Read more.

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