Report: Senior IRGC Officer Flees Iran With Secret Intel

Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

A senior Iranian military officer affiliated with the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, has fled the Islamic Republic with a cache of secret documents said to contain information on Tehran’s military plans, according to reports.

U.S. Offers $10 Million Bounty on Hezbollah Operatives

Members of Hezbollah

The Trump administration announced on Monday that, in a global first, it is offering up to $10 million in rewards for information leading to the disruption and arrest of terrorist operatives working for Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed militant group based in Lebanon.

Congress Directs Trump Admin to Alter Federal Info to Recognize Israeli Control of Golan Heights

Golan Heights

Congress has instructed the Trump administration to alter all federal documents, communications, and maps to reflect its recent recognition of Israeli control over the Golan Heights region on the Jewish state’s northern border, according to a letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

La. Attorney General: Omar Fundraised for Terror-Tied Group

Jeff Landry

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry (R.), a former member of Congress and an Army veteran, claimed that freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (Minn.) has been fundraising for a terror-tied organization that has a “long history of financing terrorist groups such as Hamas, Hezbollah and al Qaeda.”

Pompeo Slams Lawmakers Pushing to Choke Off Iran’s Nuclear Work, Oil Trade as ‘Grandstanding’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a harsh rebuke of hardline Republican members of Congress who he accused of “grandstanding” on the issue of Iran as they seek to push the State Department to end a series of sanctions waivers packages that have permitted Iran to engage in sensitive nuclear work and continue its lucrative oil trade.

Lawmakers Demand No More Oil Waivers for Iran

Rep. Liz Cheney

A delegation of Republican House lawmakers petitioned the State Department not to continue issuing sanctions waivers that have permitted Iran to continue engaging in its lucrative oil trade, yet another salvo in an ongoing battle between the Trump administration and Congress.