Obama threatens to veto bipartisan bill on Iran

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The Obama administration is threatening to veto a bipartisan bill introduced by the Senate on Friday that would require any agreements with Iran to be submitted to Congress for debate.

"If this bill is sent to the President, he will veto it," said National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan in a statement to The Hill. "We are in the final weeks of an international negotiation. We should give our negotiators the best chance of success, rather than complicating their efforts."

The White House is currently negotiating with Iran over Tehran's nuclear development program, which is widely viewed as an existential threat to Israel.

The bill was introduced by Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.; Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; and Tim Kaine, D-Va.

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