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Watch Siri interrupt White House press briefing, apologize for Iran deal politics

On Thursday, 42 Senate Democrats assured that the Iran nuclear deal would not be derailed by Congress, upholding a filibuster of a resolution of disapproval. In the White House press room, reporters grilled White House press secretary Josh Earnest on the politics of the Iran deal. The last question was from Bob Costantini, of Westwood One News, who started to ask if President Obama was upset that no Republicans have agreed to back the deal. Siri, on somebody's iPhone, decided to answer: "Sorry, I'm not sure what you want me to change." You can watch the entire exchange at C-SPAN, or the BBC's annotated version below. Peter Weber