WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham and Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen called on the Trump administration on Monday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying the failure to do so sends a "terrible signal" to other countries.
Three of the leading anti-Iran voices in Congress have joined together to warn President Donald Trump that he is being given bad advice on Iran, according to a joint statement provided to the Washington Free Beacon that demands the administration stop issuing sanctions waivers permitting Iran to continue sensitive nuclear work.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) has made it part of her presidential platform to ban lobbyists from donating to campaigns, despite endorsing a South Carolina Senate candidate who has received more than $15,000 from lobbyists this year.
Democrat Jaime Harrison, a well-connected former corporate lobbyist running to unseat Republican senator Lindsey Graham in South Carolina, received over $15,000 from at least two dozen lobbyists during the second quarter of 2019.
Democracy for America (DFA), a progressive activist group that has repeatedly criticized lobbyists and corporate interests, endorsed former corporate lobbyist Jaime Harrison on Tuesday in his challenge against Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.).