Bernie Sanders takes heat for vote against sanctions, saying they could ‘endanger’ Iran nuclear deal

By an overwhelming 98-2 vote, the Senate passed Sen. Bob Corker’s“Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017” Thursday, with Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Bernie Sanders being the only nay votes.

Although the act imposes sanctions on Iran, anamendment which imposessanctions on Russia and blocksthe president’s power to lift or ease those sanctionsgrabbed the most attention in the headlines.

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