Iran Deal: The Expectations Game

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry challenged critics of a nuclear deal being negotiated with Iran to come up with a better alternative Wednesday. It was a rebuke of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claims, made in a speech to a Joint Session of Congress, that the emerging pact would leave Tehran just a step away from making atomic arms. Meanwhile, a senior U.S. official lowered expectations of a formal, preliminary deal this month that would place constraints on Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.

The talks are facing headwinds not only from critics in U.S. Congress who fear the U.S. may accept terms too lenient on Iran, but also from Netanyahu.

ABC’s Tom Rivers joined Your Wake Up Call Thursday to discuss.

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