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Iran disapproval resolution stalls in the House

House Republican leaders are now scrambling to figure out how to move ahead on votes on the Iran nuclear accord.

Divisions within the ranks forced the leadership to postpone a procedural vote on Wednesday and schedule a late-afternoon meeting for all House Republicans. After meeting for about an hour Wednesday morning with the House Republican conference, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, emerged without an announcement about the timing of the Iran vote.

"We had a very healthy conversation with our members this morning, certainly some interest in the ideas offered by Mr. Pompeo and Mr. Roskam," he said, "and we're going to continue to have those conversations."

Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Illinois, wants to delay the vote because, he argues, Congress has not yet received information on so-called "side deals" between the IAEA and Iran about nuclear inspections. Further, he says that because Congress hasn't received this information, the 60-day clock for Congress to vote on the deal has not yet begun.

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House Republicans will try again to sort this out in a meeting Wednesday afternoon, drawing into question the timeline for their vote on the Iran disapproval resolution.

Before the latest controversy, it was widely accepted that Congress had until Sept. 17 to weigh in on the nuclear deal -- 60 days after the administration sent them the agreement. Given that Senate Democrats have come up with 41 votes supporting the deal, they can filibuster the Iran resolution to disapprove and keep the legislation from ever reaching the president's desk.

CBS News' Alicia Amling contributed to this report.

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