Mark Kirk

Congress Votes to Ban Further ‘Ransom Payments’ to Iran

McCarthy: Obama admin telling Iran, ‘you will be rewarded for taking hostages’

An overwhelming number of lawmakers voted Thursday evening in favor of legislation that would legally bar the Obama administration from making further cash payments to Iran amid a congressional investigation into how the White House secretly sent nearly $2 billion in U.S. taxpayer dollars to Tehran in what many have described as a ransom payment.

Senator: Obama Admin Must Suspend Syrian Refugee Program Amid ISIS Threat

Call comes after ISIS militants infiltrate migrant groups

Syria migrants and refugeesA leading senator has called on the Obama administration to immediately suspend an effort to bring some 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States amid new reports that ISIS terrorists have successfully infiltrated groups of migrants in the West, according to comments provided to the Washington Free Beacon.

Obama Admin Will Not Commit to Barring Iranian Access to U.S. Dollar

Treasury Department silent in face of congressional inquiry

John KerryThe Obama administration will not commit to halting its effort to help Iran access the U.S. dollar, despite past commitments to do so, according to a new congressional inquiry obtained by the Washington Free Beacon into the Treasury Department’s refusal to uphold its past promises.