Top Senate Republicans have issued an open letter to Iran suggesting that any nuclear deal struck with the Obama administration could be short-lived.
Drafted by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and signed by 47 GOP lawmakers in all, the letter Congress-splains the Constitution — "we are writing to bring to your attention two features of our Constitution" — to note that the legislature has significant oversight over international treaties. Congress ratifies treaties and Senators can serve indefinitely, whereas president's have a maximum eight-year tenure, the letter, obtained by Bloomberg, notes.
The U.S. and Iran face an end of March deadline to reach a framework deal on Tehran's nuclear program.
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