The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization passed a resolution on Thursday that diminishes the historic and spiritual connections of Judaism and Christianity to the city of Jerusalem after dozens of U.S. lawmakers called on the international body to reject the measure.
Leading members of Congress suspect a portion of a recent $1.7 billion cash payment to Iran may have been used to help arm and support Yemeni terrorists who recently fired missiles on a U.S. Navy ship in the Red Sea, according to a new congressional inquiry that seeks to determine how U.S. taxpayer funds are being used by Iran to boost its global terror operation.
Leading senators are vowing to block President Obama’s recent nomination of an ambassador to Cuba, citing the administration’s failure to address ongoing human rights violations by the communist regime, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) is calling for an end to the Obama administration’s Middle East refugee program following a series of weekend attacks that appear to be acts of terrorism, according to a statement provided to the Washington Free Beacon.
The Obama administration orchestrated a “money laundering operation” on Iran’s behalf, a leading senator told the Washington Free Beacon on Thursday following testimony by top U.S. officials who disclosed that the Islamic Republic forced the United States to pay it $1.7 billion in cash prior to the release of several American hostages.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) said Tuesday he was “disappointed” in President Obama for not standing against “rich, spoiled” San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not rise for the national anthem before games.
The Obama administration is withholding from Congress details about how $1.3 billion in U.S. taxpayer funds was delivered to Iran, according to conversations with lawmakers, who told the Washington Free Beacon that the administration is now stonewalling an official inquiry into the matter.