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Petition to prosecute 47 GOP senators over open Iran letter reaches goal

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Letter to IranA petition asking to prosecute the 47 U.S. Republican senators, who sent a heavily criticized open letter to Iran's leadership, has reached the goal to require a White House response.

The petition was published on March 9 and reached more than 200,000 signatures in three days, well above the requirement of 100,000, which requires the White House to respond.

The petition cited the 1799 Logan Act, which can carry an imprisonment sentence for up to three years.

"At a time when the United States government is attempting to reach a potential nuclear agreement with the Iranian government, 47 Senators saw fit to instead issue a condescending letter to the Iranian government stating that any agreement brokered by our President would not be upheld once the president leaves office," the petition states. "This is a clear violation of federal law. In attempting to undermine our own nation, these 47 senators have committed treason."

The petition was created by someone with the initials of C.H. from Bogota, N.J.

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ar., who is in his third month as a senator, made waves in Washington recently when he penned a letter to Iranian leaders warning any nuclear deal needs congressional approval to last beyond President Obama's term in office. The letter, signed by 47 GOP senators, enraged the White House and Democrats, who called it an attempt to undermine the negotiations.

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