White House Seeks to Soothe Jewish Community Concern Over Nuclear Deal

Joe Biden

Vice President Joe Biden and a team of senior White House officials on Monday attempted to placate the American Jewish community’s concerns about the recent Iranian nuclear deal during an hour-long conference call with leaders and rabbis, according to an audio recording obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Cruz Threatens to Cut Off Authorization for State Dept. Funding After Nuke Deal

Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) is moving to block future State Department funding and nominees unless President Barack Obama guarantees that Congress will have the authority to fully review a recently inked nuclear accord with Iran before the deal is approved by the United Nations, according to a copy of a letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

White House Celebrates After Nuke Deal

White House

Senior Obama administration officials praised and celebrated one another, as well as the White House’s negotiating team in Vienna, following the announcement Tuesday morning of a final deal meant to curb Iran’s contested nuclear program.

Iran, World Powers Reach Final Nuclear Deal


Iran and world powers on Tuesday announced they had sealed a final nuclear deal with Tehran that will lift most economic sanctions on the country and permit it to continue many of the most controversial aspects of its nuclear program, as well as its missile development, according to initial text of the agreement and statements by diplomats.