New Poll: Americans Oppose Obama-Iran Accord By Over 2-to-1
There's good news to begin the week from the public opinion front.
Despite - or perhaps because of - the Obama Administration's desperate effort to sell a skeptical Congress and American electorate on its dangerous nuclear accord with Iran, a new Quinnipiac poll shows that the public opposes the deal by more than a two-to-one margin:
American voters oppose 57-28 percent, with only lukewarm support from Democrats and overwhelming opposition from Republicans and independent voters, the nuclear pact negotiated with Iran, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. Voters say 58-30 percent the nuclear pact will make the world less safe, the independent Quinnipiac University poll finds."
That skepticism is matched by some in Congress, including Senator Tom Cotton (…[more]
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