Reid to Obama: Keep your sights set on Iran

As unrest continues in Iran, Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidSay NO to PROMESA, say NO to Washington overreach Overnight Finance: Wall Street awaits Brexit result | Clinton touts biz support | New threat to Puerto Rico bill? | Dodd, Frank hit back McConnell quashes Senate effort on guns MORE (D-Nev.) sent President Obama a letter on Monday urging him to keep up his focus on ending the country's nuclear program.

As Obama continues to discuss the peace process between Israel and Palestine, Reid wrote, "it is also vital this process not take away from your commitment to deal with the ongoing threat from Iran."

"I believe that resolving the problem of Iran's nuclear program will help facilitate the Arab-Israeli peace process you and I both seek to promote," Reid said.

Anyone else find it interesting that Reid wrote this letter today and released it to the press? Of course, one of the major implications of the unrest in Iran is that Ahmadinejad could become a significantly weaker leader the longer these protests continue.

jeremy.jacobs@thehill.com

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