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White House, Dems Seek To Water Down Iran Bill - Burgess Everett - POLITICO

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose  Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 2, 2015, about the breakt
President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 2, 2015, about the breakthrough in the Iranian nuclear talks. The president said the Iran nuclear deal _ if completed_ will make US, allies and the world safer. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

With Congress poised to take up a bipartisan bill the White House fears could scuttle its delicate nuclear framework with Iran, Senate Democrats on Wednesday sought to modify the legislation to assuage President Barack Obama’s concerns.

Democrats are hoping that Republicans will agree to their suggested changes to the measure that would give Congress review power over the nuclear agreement — and the GOP’s pursuit of a veto-proof majority in favor of the legislation may depend on it.

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