Congress is seeking legal remedies to block further concessions by the Obama administration to Iran, according to a leading member of the House Intelligence Committee, who told the Free Beacon that the administration has been systemically misleading Congress about the nature and scope of its giveaways to Iran.
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R., Kan.) demanded Friday that top Obama administration officials bar Hillary Clinton and her former State Department aides from gaining access to classified information for the duration of her presidential campaign.
A Republican lawmaker said Monday that there is “zero probability” the intelligence community has not yet performed a risk-assessment of the emails Hillary Clinton transmitted across an unsecured server during her time as secretary of state.
Iran has denied travel documents to three U.S. lawmakers who sought to observe the country’s Friday elections and ensure that they were carried out fairly, according to information provided to the Washington Free Beacon.
Ninety-four members of the House of Representatives penned a letter to President Obama last week demanding the president fulfill his “legal obligation” to provide Congress with details of the side deals related to the Iran nuclear arms agreement.
While Elizabeth Warren admits she does not “trust” Iran, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts is nevertheless backing the nuclear arms deal with Tehran as the “best available option” to disable the country’s nuclear capabilities.
Two Republican congressmen are demanding the Obama administration release the full details regarding the “secret side deals” of the Iran nuclear arms agreement, accusing the president of breaking the law by refusing Congress access to such documentation.
Republicans who are backing President Barack Obama’s plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels expressed concerns on Friday about whether the strategy would be far-reaching enough to defeat Islamic militants and other regional adversaries in the Middle East.