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Julian Pecquet


Congress votes to box Trump in on Syria sanctions

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The House easily passed tough new sanctions amid concerns President-elect Donald Trump will cozy up to Syrian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Trump urged to stay the course on aid to the Middle East

Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The president-elect is under pressure to rethink some of his nationalist campaign rhetoric.

House rushes to block Boeing sales to Iran

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The Rules Committee will set up floor action on the measure on Monday.

Is this the beginning of the end for the Iran deal?

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Proponents of the nuclear pact fear the worst under a Trump administration.

Jordan seeks US government's help in fight against terror finance lawsuit

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The Jordanian Embassy has hired Hogan Lovells to lobby the US government over a billion-dollar lawsuit against Jordan’s biggest bank.

Saudis turn to US states in bid to repeal 9/11 bill

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Riyadh’s latest lobbying push aims to enroll state governors.

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