Rally held on East Side against Iran nuclear deal

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A rally was held against the Iran nuclear deal outside Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's office on the East Side. They're hoping to get her to change her mind since she supports the deal.

Late Tuesday, there was a rally denouncing the Iran nuclear agreement that the president has lobbied so hard for this summer.

He's argued it's the only viable option to keep Iran from developing a nuclear arsenal.

And Tuesday, two more senators sided with Obama, giving him almost enough votes in the senate, just one shy, to prevent a veto-over-ride.

That is terribly disappointing news to this crowd.

"The games are not over until the fat lady sings. And we are sure we will be victorious. Obama is putting on tremendous pressure but so are we. And there's nobody that's saying we will not be victorious and the deal will not be approved," said Hillary Barr, of Mothers Against Terrorism.

Also three more New York representatives sided with the president.

Greg Meeks, Yvette Clarke and Nydia Velazquez say they'll now support the Iran nuclear agreement.

"This is our only chance for peace," one said.

Velazquez called it an awfully difficult decision and said that there are the parts of the deal she doesn't like, but she called it crucial for peace in the Middle East.

"We concluded that the only and the most effective option to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power are by having this agreement," said Rep. Nydia Velazquez, (D) New York.

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