A pair of U.S. senators moved Tuesday to cut funding to foreign nations that lose control of prisoners formerly detained at Guantanamo Bay in an effort to prevent them from rejoining terrorism.
The 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.
Congressional leaders lashed out at the White House this week for what they describe as a series of intentional lies about the nature and intent of last summer’s comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran, according to statements provided to the Washington Free Beacon calling on one senior Obama administration adviser to resign over the growing scandal.
The left-leaning Middle East activist group J Street, one of the key groups that lobbied in favor of the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, hosted a fundraiser for the Senate campaign of Rep. Tammy Duckworth.
A bipartisan collation in both the House and Senate are pushing legislation that would authorize all state and local governments to divest taxpayer funds from any company that engages in boycotts of Israel, according to multiple interviews with lawmakers and a copy of the bill obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D., Ill.) took aim at Goldman Sachs over tax breaks in January, even though the Illinois Senate candidate has held stock in the company for years.
Sen. Mark Kirk’s campaign blasted the federal vetting system for Middle Eastern refugees on Friday after two Iraqi immigrants were hit with terrorism related charges.
Following the discovery of a terrorist cell in Texas allegedly operated by an Iraqi who entered the United States as a refugee, the Free Beacon has learned of an additional 41 individuals who have been implicated in terrorist plots in the United States since 2014, bringing the total number of terrorists discovered since that time to 113.