“Hope is part of human nature, but unfortunately it is not a national security strategy,” Menendez said.
The president and his supporters are stooping to smearing opponents of the Iran deal because the agreement is so awful that they cannot defend it on its merits.
In a surprise to both supporters and opponents of the controversial nuclear deal with Iran, Senator Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.), who is likely to succeed Harry Reid as the Senate’s top Democrat, announced his opposition last night. Schumer is also the top ranking Jewish senator. Schumer said he does not think the deal will work […]
“So the best choice Congress has is to make clear what its position is, and conform to the Constitution rather than to a mooted and violated process that may not meet legal muster anyway.”
There is growing bipartisan opposition to the Iran deal as members of Congress discover this agreement will shorten the timeline to an Iranian nuclear weapon, has extremely weak verification provisions and and will provide Iran with billions in sanctions relief that it likely will use to fund terrorist groups, the Assad regime, and other efforts to destabilize the Middle East.
Is it legitimate for the Federal government to undertake to override democratically-enacted state legislation on the will of the President alone?