Both Lobbyists and Obama Officials Appeal to Jewish Democrats on Iran

In The Washington Post, Karoun Demirjian reports that pro-Israel lobbyists and the Obama administration are competing on Capitol Hill for the votes of Jewish Democratic lawmakers on the Iran nuclear deal. At a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary of State John Kerry strove to “convince lawmakers being pressured by pro-Israel lobbyists that there is nothing anti-Israel in supporting the deal,” Demirjian writes. “It was clear at Tuesday’s hearing that many Democratic lawmakers still had serious concerns about how well the deal would protect Israel.”

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