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Trump to set new conditions for U.S. to stay in Iran nuclear deal, tossing issue to Congress

October 13, 2017
Abby Phillip, Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
Trump has frequently criticized the agreement as weak on Iran and unfair to the United States. But he has listened for months as important allies, a majority of his senior national security advisers and many congressional leaders have argued that it retains value for the United States.
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Trump set to decertify Iran deal and punt fixes to Congress

October 13, 2017
Margaret Brennan | CBS News
President Trump will unveil his strategy for dealing with Iran in a White House address Friday. The president is expected to refuse to certify that Iran is complying with the landmark nuclear agreement, but stop short of tearing it up. Instead, he is expected to give Congress the power to re-impose sanctions against Iran.
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Speaker Ryan turns up pressure to pass tax plan

October 13, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
House Speaker Ryan has been touting an aggressive timeline for passing tax reform.
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GOP Rep. defends Korean trade deal Trump has threatened to end

October 12, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
A Republican House leader on trade gave a full-throated defense of the U.S.-Korean trade deal on Wednesday, as anxiety rises in Washington that President Trump is on course to sink the deal.
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Trump lashes ‘Liddle Bob Corker’ as senators call for calm

October 10, 2017
Erica Werner | The Associated Press
President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Bob Corker as “Liddle’ Bob Corker” on Tuesday, continuing a feud with the Tennessee Republican who’s dubbed the White House an “adult day care center” and charged that Trump could be setting the nation on the path toward World War III.
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