Alex Wagner to Earnest: Who Is Bigger Threat to Iran Agreement, Iranians or GOP?

‘It sounds like you’re not that worried’

MSNBC's Alex Wagner to Earnest: Who Is Bigger Threat to Iran Agreement, Iranians or Republicans? (RealClearPolitics)

ALEX WAGNER, MSNBC: Josh, which is the party that poses the greater obstacle to finalizing the nuclear agreement? The Iranians or congressional Republicans?

JOSH EARNEST: Well obviously the Iranians are on the other side of the table. Iran needs to do a couple of things. They need to live up to their commitments. They have to cooperate with inspections to verify. Inspectors that can verify they're living up to their commitments. The other thing they'll have to do over the next couple of months. 

We have announced today a frame work today for an agreement. And now it will be the responsibility of technical experts to sit down at the table, and actually make sure that all of the details of this agreement are consistent with the overarching…

ALEX WAGNER: It sounds like you’re not that worried. 

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