In an apparent breach of constitutional powers, 47 Republican senators sent a letter to Iran in an effort to derail President Barack Obama’s negotiations with Iran and other world leaders regarding a nuclear agreement. The White House has so far refrained from labeling the move “illegal,” but Vice President Joe Biden called it “beneath the dignity of the institution I revere.”
The letter was addressed to the “Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran.”
US senators wrote: “The next president could revoke such an executive agreement with the stroke of a pen, and future Congresses could modify the terms of the agreement at any time.”
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