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August 29, 2015

Obama Would Veto Iran Sanctions Bill

Shortly after 26 senators signed on to a new bipartisan Iran sanctions bill, the White House declared it veto bait.

“The president would veto it,” Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters at the White House. Another round of sanctions now, Carney said — and the White House has repeatedly warned — would threaten the talks. The not-so-subtle hint from the White House is that if Congress pushes the bill anyway it would bring the nations closer to war when the American people would prefer a diplomatic fix.

But that clearly isn’t the view of many senators in both parties, given the introduction of the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2013, led by Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., and Sen. Mark S. Kirk, R-Ill.

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  1. Socialism is Evil. Organized.

    Dec. 20, 2013
    12:04 a.m.

    In related news, the Egyptians have filed a credible criminal complaint against Hussein Obama in the international criminal court: http://www.humanevents.com/2013/11/08/obama-accused-of-crimes-against-humanity-at-international-criminal-court/

  2. WilliamK

    Dec. 20, 2013
    8:38 a.m.

    This is so stupid. If Obama had clue one and wanted the Iranians to really dismantle bomb making he would encourage this.

  3. mikegiles

    Dec. 20, 2013
    9:52 a.m.

    Uh Obozo doesn’t seem to realize that with the support of 26 Democrats, any veto of his could be overridden. AND their is no reason for the party to kowtow to him, he’s a lame duck.

  4. Change Iran Now

    Dec. 20, 2013
    9:42 p.m.

    These Senators should be commended for continuing their efforts
    to make Iran nuclear free. Only thorough continued pressure can we ever hope to alter Iran’s behavior towards human rights

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    6 a.m.

    In related YouTube video, we find a fairly typical example of the Al Nusra Front “allies” that Hussein Obama’s regime has chosen to support in Syria: http://youtu.be/U3EwHqvEAXM?t=8m11s

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