Hassan Rouhani

Criticism, but no fireworks as Kerry pushes Iran deal in House

WASHINGTON Republicans and some Democrats expressed deep reservations Tuesday about the Iran nuclear deal as Secretary of State John Kerry and two Cabinet colleagues detailed the Obama administration's case for the agreement to the House of Representatives for the first time. "I have trepidation. Barely a week after the Iranians signed the deal with us, there was the supreme leader, the Ayatollah (Ali Khamenei), chanting 'Death to America, Death to Israel,'" said New York Rep. Eliot Engel, the senior Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "How can we trust Iran when this type of thing happens?" The hearing was marked, however, by decorum and a...