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Congress Seeks to Sanction Officials From Countries Holding Americans Hostage

Cotton, Cruz look to crack down on rogue regimes

U.S. CapitolCongress 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.

Leading GOP Lawmakers to Trump: You’re Getting Bad Advice on Iran

GOP hawks demand president stop permitting Iran nuclear work

U.S. CapitolThree 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.

Fracking Ban Proposed By 2020 Dems Would Kill Millions of Jobs

Fracking has put U.S. on path to energy independence, lowering carbon emissions

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.

Iran Issues Sanctions on Top Trump Admin Officials, Sen. Cruz

Cruz spox: 'Cruz already avoids travel to terrorist regimes that take American citizens hostage'

Sen. Ted CruzIranian 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.

Cruz: ‘Deep State’ Working Behind Trump’s Back to Save Iran Nuke Deal

Texas senator: 'Staffers at Treasury and State...continue working tirelessly to preserve the Obama Iran deal'

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.

Sanctions Loopholes Still Permit Iranian Nuke Research at Military Site

Battle has been raging inside Trump admin for months over status of sanctions waivers for Iran

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.

Secret Iranian Nuclear Weapons Facility Still Up and Running

Report: 'Everything required to enrich uranium to weapons grade could be quickly reconstituted'

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.