Congress Pulse

Julian Pecquet


US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in the Treaty Room to speak about Iran at the State Department in Washington, April 19, 2017. (photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Nuclear deal critics silent as Trump says Iran complying

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Lawmakers who once insisted Iran was cheating aren’t taking the administration to task for saying otherwise.

Congress raises specter of rupture with Turkey if referendum passes

Wednesday, Apr. 5, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A House panel slammed Ankara's authoritarian drift ahead of the April 16 vote.

Congress demands Trump action on Syria after Idlib gas attack

Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The president is under fire for backing off Obama's regime change policy.

Congress rains on Sisi’s parade

Monday, Apr. 3, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Lawmakers don’t all share Trump’s fondness for the Egyptian strongman.

Congress raises alarm over US confrontation with Yemen's Houthis

Thursday, Mar. 30, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

House members want the legislative branch to sign off before any escalation against the Iran-backed group.

Congress cautiously takes on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A bipartisan Senate bill to slap terrorism sanctions on the Iranian military raises questions about its practical impact.

Congress takes aim at Iran's ballistic missiles

Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The House and Senate have wrapped up sanctions legislation just in time for AIPAC confab.

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