Published On: Wed, Sep 9th, 2015

House GOP to postpone vote on Iran after member revolt

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House Republican leaders are delaying a vote on the Iran nuclear deal scheduled for Wednesday because of a rebellion from rank-and-file conservatives.The House was to hold a procedural vote to begin 11 hours of debate on a resolution disapproving the deal at 1 p.m. Instead, they will gather at 4 p.m. to discuss strategy. ADVERTISEMENT”We will continue the conversation on Iran from this morning and discuss strategy for the rest of the week,” a GOP leadership aide said. The House subsequently went into recess shortly after noon once leadership called off the procedural vote. GOP leaders had to change course after hearing an earful from rank-and-file members during a morning conference meeting.

TheHill

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