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Sunday, January 10, 2016

Democrats in Congress Demand Sanctions on Iran

Democratic members of Congress close to President Obama have begun to speak openly of joining Republicans in passing new sanctions against Iran for its illegal missile tests.  The White House had sent word to Congress that it was going to propose new sanctions following a determination by a United Nations expert panel that Iran’s October missile test had violated United Nations Security Council Ruling 1929, which bars Iran from conducting ballistic missile tests.  After Iranian President Hassan Rouhani objected in strong terms to the White House’s proposal, however, the President of the United States caved.
Congressional Democrats have begun to object in public, embarrassed by the weakness shown by the White House’s policy...

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