De-escalation with Iran a shared goal of feuding U.S. lawmakers

World / Politics Jan 9, 2020

De-escalation with Iran a shared goal of feuding U.S. lawmakers

U.S. lawmakers across the political spectrum called for de-escalation of tensions with Iran Wednesday following back-and-forth airstrikes, but clear divisions remained over President Donald Trump's military strategy with Tehran. Republicans praised the commander in chief for signaling he had no immediate plans to respond militarily ...

U.S. lawmakers to keep up Turkey sanctions push despite cease-fire

World / Politics Oct 18, 2019

U.S. lawmakers to keep up Turkey sanctions push despite cease-fire

Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they would keep up their push for tougher sanctions on Turkey over its offensive in Syria despite the announcement of a five-day cease-fire. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic Sen. Chris Van Hollen announced legislation that would ...