So I want to sanction this IRGC individual who has been in Syria helping the Assad regime gas his own people.
Weinberg’s approach to Iran, the world’s largest sponsor of terror, receiving $150 billion by which to further murder children throughout the world, borders on nonchalance.
Obama won one more “victory”.
Cardin is the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations panel and was one of four Senate Democrats to vote against the deal.
Despite pouring millions of dollars into its campaign, inundating the airwaves and clogging social media feeds, AIPAC’s efforts to sway members of Congress paid only minimal dividends.
This is no easy time for Iran to regain its lost market share, which has plummeted by more than half since tough sanctions were imposed at the start of 2012.
It’s in the Constitution that “treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort”.
ROBIN WRIGHT: The nuclear deal, at the end of the day, is not just about nukes. “He has now to deliver his other promises to the people, regardless of what the supreme leader said”, according to Esfandiari.
The United Nations Security Council on July 20 unanimously endorsed a draft resolution turning the JCPOA into worldwide law. He would have contended Congress can not overrule the “international community”. “I can’t do that now – but I will, when I’m in Congress”.
Only Ben Carson did not say how he would approach the deal. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., did as well.
This agreement presents the opportunity to stop the most risky elements of Iran’s nuclear program in their tracks and to gain unprecedented access to the inner workings of this secretive country’s nuclear infrastructure. As Iran renews trade with Europe and other parts of the world, it will only increase its economic and financial vulnerabilities in the event of a snap back of sanctions. For decades, the Iranians have expressed their hate for not only Western civilization – particularly the USA and Israel – but also Christians and Jews.
Second, Israel will likely reap an enormous windfall from the United States by negotiating a new 10-year deal for additional military aid.
In fact, McConnell, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and the entire Republican congressional leadership are beyond disappointed; they are downright angry. Cory Booker of New Jersey called the agreement “dangerous” and “deeply flawed”.
When addressing a joint meeting of Congress earlier this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu argued passionately that as it pertains to ongoing negotiations with Iran over their pursuit of a nuclear weapon, “No deal is better than a bad deal”. Asked if he would authorize a strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities, Sen.
The president’s nuclear deal requires us to trust Iran, despite its proven track record of deceit and belligerence.
The State Department official insists it will be the current agreement that is established.
Although the agreement is also opposed by GOP U.S. Sen. And would you be surprised if they demanded a few more concessions from the Great Satan?
In May, legislation was introduced that required the president to submit the agreement to Congress prior to approval.
For the last several weeks, the Democratic minority in the U.S. Senate has blocked an up-or-down vote on President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran. The senator, however, spelled out his goals for his Iran Policy Oversight Act in a September 4 Washington Post op-ed where he announced his opposition to the deal.
Clifford May is president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.