(Reuters) – Two influential U.S. senators have asked fellow lawmakers to support demands that Iran accept tough conditions in nuclear talks, including at least two decades of inspections, before Congress would agree to ease sanctions.
Republicans attacked the administration for a lack of leadership as the situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate. ‘
Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP nominee for president, had strong words for the president and his administration during an appearance on “Meet the Press.”
Leading senators advocated in favor of immediate airstrikes and drone strokes in Iraq following the seizure of major cities by an extremist Muslim terror group, the Hill reports.
Republican lawmakers and foreign policy experts blasted President Barack Obama’s announcement on Tuesday that he would fully withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 as a move that could embolden the Taliban and eventually lead to a resurgence in violence.
Sens. John McCain (R., Ariz.), Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.), and Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) blasted President Obama’s decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan in a statement on Tuesday.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) accused the White House of hiding things from the public about the Benghazi terrorist attack in order to bolster President Barack Obama’s reelection chances.