White House warns Senate anew on Iran legislation

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., left, and the committee's ranking member, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ., prepare for the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Three of America's top national security officials faced questions about new war powers being drafted to fight Islamic State militants, Iran's sphere of influence and hotspots across the Mideast. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House delivered a fresh warning to the Senate late Saturday to stay out of negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program, asserting that pending legislation would likely have a “profoundly negative impact” on the ongoing talks.

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