Congress is considering new legislation that would require President Donald Trump to sanction any foreign government official involved in holding Americans hostage, a move that would prevent these foreigners and their family members from obtaining U.S. visas, according to congressional sources working on the bill.
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.
A proposed fracking ban put forward by leading Democratic presidential candidates would have a devastating impact on U.S. jobs, energy independence, and even national security, according to several studies.
Republican Sens. Josh Hawley (Mo.), Ted Cruz (Texas), Mike Braun (Ind.), and Kevin Cramer (N.D.) sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday to condemn Facebook’s "so-called fact-check" of the pro-life group Live Action.
Iranian lawmakers are preparing to issue a salvo of sanctions on top Trump administration figures and their supporters in Congress, according to reports in the country's state-controlled press that have already elicited reaction from those officials targeted.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) is accusing multiple senior Trump administration officials in both the Treasury and State Departments of actively working behind President Donald Trump's back to save the Iran nuclear deal and continue providing Tehran with waivers permitting the regime to conduct sensitive nuclear work at a military site that houses Iran's nuclear weapons program.
Pressure is mounting on the State Department to nix a series of sanctions waivers that have permitted Iran to continue some its most contested nuclear weapons research, including at a secretive military bunker known to have housed the Islamic Republic's bomb program, according to multiple U.S. officials working on the matter.
Iran never ended critical nuclear weapons work at an underground military bunker able to "enrich uranium to weapons grade" levels, according to a new watchdog report, reigniting calls for the Trump administration to close loopholes permitting the Islamic Republic to continue nuclear research.