22 results for tag: Iran Nuclear Deal


Bad deal from the start: Obama administration lied to the American people about the Iran Deal

An investigation by Senate Republicans shows that the Obama administration had misled and lied to the American people about the original intentions of the Iran Nuclear Deal. The investigation found that the Obama administration secretly tried to give Iran access to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal. The Associated Press has the story: An investigation by Senate Republicans released Wednesday sheds light on the delicate balance the Obama administration sought to strike after the deal, as it worked to ensure Iran received its promised benefits without playing into the hands of the deal’s ...

Jenny Beth’s Journal: The president is making the U.S.-Israel relationship great again

For eight years under former President Obama, the U.S. stressed our relationship and special bond with our only democratic ally in the Middle East, Israel. However, President Trump made the courageous decision to carry through with his promise to end the Iran Deal and he moved the United States embassy to Jerusalem all in the same month. President Trump did more than show the world that he follows through with his promises; he also helped the United States reaffirm to the world that ours is a nation that honors its promises, while strengthening our ties with Israel. The Daily Caller has the details: The United States and Israel share a special ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 5/7/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate both return to work on Monday, and will likely both finish their work on Thursday. Because, you know, McConnell and Ryan. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, with first votes set for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House will attempt to take up seven bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House will attempt to take up another nine bills under Suspension of the Rules. Then they’ll take up a Congressional Review Act Resolution of Disapproval, S.J.Res. 57, to overturn the rule submitted by the Bureau of ...

Pompeo: The Nuclear Deal was “built on Iran’s lies”

Israel announced that it obtained files from an Iranian storage facility that show Iran was planning to continue its secret nuclear weapons program before even signing the Iran Nuclear Deal with other global leaders back in 2015. This is just another example of how the nuclear deal has done and will do nothing to keep Iran in check. In response to the new information, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that this deal is “built on lies” and that Iran never intended to respect the deal. The Washington Examiner has the story: “For many years, the Iranian regime has insisted to the world that its nuclear program was peaceful,” Pompeo said in ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/29/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay through Wednesday. Then House Republicans will go off to their annual retreat. The Senate will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. On Tuesday evening at 9 PM EDT, President Trump will deliver his first official State of the Union address. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: At 6:09 PM last Monday evening, the House voted on H.R. 195, the vehicle for the Continuing Resolution that had earlier that day passed the Senate. The CR passed, by a vote of 266-150, and was then sent to the President for his signature. And then they were done. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: It’s going ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/22/18

CALENDAR:   The House was set to be on recess this week, but those plans have changed as a result of the ongoing temporary partial government shutdown. The Senate will Monday, and stay in session through Friday.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR:   The House came back to work last Tuesday and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules.   On Wednesday, the House passed the Rule for consideration of H.R. 3326, the World Bank Accountability Act, and H.R. 2954, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act. Then the House passed H.R. 4258, the Family Self-Sufficiency Act, under Suspension of the Rules. Then the House passed ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/15/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will also return Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back into session on Monday for a quorum call. On Tuesday, the House passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed two Rules, and then passed S. 140, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010. Then the House passed H.R. 4567, the DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017, under Suspension of the Rules. On Thursday, the House took up S. 139, the FISA Amendments ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Appreciate President Trump Setting Final Deadline to Decide on Iran Nuclear Deal

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to President Trump setting a final deadline to decide on the Iran Nuclear Deal. “We appreciate the President setting a final deadline and we hope by May the United States will be done with this unacceptable deal. The President came to our rally on Capitol Hill over two years ago as a candidate, and at that rally – which included tens of thousands of our supporters – he condemned the deal as ‘incompetent.’ Now we know how right he was, and it's even worse than we thought. The Justice Department is now investigating ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Urges President Trump to Keep His Promise to End the Iran Deal

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to reports that congressional leadership and administration officials are attempting to convince President Trump to save the nuclear deal with Iran. In 2015, the group held an “End the Iran Deal” rally in front of the U.S. Capitol featuring then-candidate Donald Trump. Pictures of President Trump speaking at the rally can be seen here and here. “On behalf of our more than 3 million supporters across the country, Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund urges President Trump to stand by his promise to end former President ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 1/8/18

CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. The Senate will also return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was not in session last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return Monday, with the first vote set for 6:30 PM. On Tuesday, they’re scheduled to try to take up 15 bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House will take up S. 140, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Waters Rights Quantification Act of 2010. On Thursday, the House will take up S. 139, the FISA Amendments Authorization Act of 2017. And ...