Sen. Rubio: Iran Deal an “Unfolding Disaster”
It is not every day that you see a sitting Senator accuse the President of the United States of having broken the law. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida did so in a recent piece published by CNN. Oddly enough, the accusations of lawlessness take a back seat to the charge that the President’s lawless policy on Iran is failing to achieve its aims.
Here are the claims of lawbreaking, with which he opens:
Outrageous, potentially illegal, actions by this administration have become so commonplace that many Americans have become numb to the recent news regarding this President’s policy toward Iran. We now know the President authorized a$1.7 billion cash ransom payment to Iran, then his administration lied about it to Congress…. This endangers every American overseas by incentivizing kidnappers and encouraging hostage-takers, and since Iran’s release of five US hostages in January, multiple American citizens have been thrown into Iranian jail cells. Providing cash to Iran has also allowed the mullahs to circumvent the international financial system as they shuttle much-needed resources to their terrorist proxies in Lebanon, Syria and Yemen. – READ MORE