U.S. Senators Push for Tough Line in Iran Nuclear Talks

Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez

(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.

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GOP slams Obama administration for failures in Iraq
graham cnn

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.”

GOP Lawmakers, Foreign Policy Experts Blast Troop Withdrawal Announcement

Say move could embolden Taliban, lead to resurgence in violence
President Barack Obama announces U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan / AP

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.