Congress Pulse

Julian Pecquet


Can Congress compromise on bipartisan Iran sanctions law?

Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Senate Foreign Relations Committee leaders say they're getting closer to an agreement on non-nuclear sanctions.

Defense spending bill bans funding for MANPADS in Syria

Thursday, Mar. 2, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Congress released legislation on Thursday that would hamstring the Trump administration's ability to deliver shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles to vetted rebels.

Benghazi blowback hamstrings US role in post-IS Iraq

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Congress is weighing America's role after Mosul amid looming budget cuts and paralyzing partisanship.

GOP divided over calling out Assad war crimes

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

Two-thirds of the Republicans on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee declined to join their chairman’s call for accountability for Syrian war crimes.

Jewish lawmakers rip Trump over two-state walkback

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Jewish Democrats warn that the Israeli right's push for a one-state solution risks endangering bipartisan support for the Jewish state.

Congress preparing new round of Syria sanctions

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The House and Senate are ready to take on Russia's support for Damascus but differ on timing.

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