Congress Pulse

Julian Pecquet


Kerry urges Senate Democrats to back off Iran sanctions renewal

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

The US secretary of state is on a mission to protect President Barack Obama's foreign policy legacy — and his own.

Top Senate Democrat challenges Trump on Russia, Iran

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

Senate Foreign Relations Comittee ranking member Ben Cardin laid out a foreign policy platform for the Trump era.

Congress votes to box Trump in on Syria sanctions

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

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, Washington Editor

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, Washington Editor

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, Washington Editor

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

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