Peter Roskam

Trump Admin Expected to Kill Landmark Boeing Plane Sales to Iran

Boeing effort to sell to Iranian airline implicated in terror operations opposed by administration

An Airbus A321 bearing the logo of Iran AirThe Trump administration is coming under increased pressure from Congress to kill a landmark deal between Boeing and an Iranian airline known for engaging in terrorism over concerns the Western airline company would enable Tehran's transfer of militant fighters across the region, according to multiple sources who told the Washington Free Beacon the administration is likely to nix the multi-billion dollar deal.

Congress Seeks Deadline on Iran Accepting Tougher Nuclear Deal Standards

Bill would reimpose all sanctions if Iran refuses to comply in six months

Rep. Peter RoskamCongress is set to consider new legislation that would require Iran to accept tough new conditions on the landmark nuclear deal or face a rash of harsh new economic sanctions aimed at thwarting the Islamic Republic's continued nuclear buildup, according to a draft of new legislation exclusively viewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

State Dept. Blames Israel for Terrorism, Claims Palestinians Rarely Incite Attacks

Latest Trump admin report viewed as wrongly blaming Israel for attacks

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on July 19The State Department is facing harsh criticism for claiming in an official report that Israel is to blame for terrorism attacks committed by Palestinians and accusing the Jewish state of being largely responsible for an impasse in peace negotiations, according to a leading member of Congress who is calling on the State Department to correct its "inaccurate and harmful" characterization of Israel.

Obama Admin Kept Lawmakers in Dark About Secret Iran Side Deals

Congressman: Disclosures invalidate entire nuclear deal

John KerryThe Obama administration hid from Congress key information about a secret deal with Iran permitting it to maintain critical aspects of its nuclear program, according to a leading member of Congress, who exclusively told the Washington Free Beacon that these disclosures invalidate the entirety of last summer's nuclear agreement with Iran.

Roskam Scoffs at Iranian Complaints Over Nuke Deal

Rep. Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) dismissed recent complaints by Iranian officials claiming that the United States is violating the comprehensive nuclear agreement by discouraging Western companies from doing business with the Islamic Republic.

Lawmaker: Obama Admin Fueling ‘Campaign to Destroy Israel’

Ambassador’s comments spark new fight with Israel

Dafna MeirA leading member of the congressional Israel caucus says the Obama administration is fueling hatred against the Jewish state following comments by a top U.S. diplomat accusing Israel of not upholding democratic rule of law, according to a letter sent Wednesday to the State Department and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.