December 19th, 2018
The terrorist group Hezbollah and their Iranian patrons are preparing for war against our Israeli allies. We know this because Israel discovered at least two tunnels crossing into their territory from Lebanon. These tunnels...
November 9th, 2018
The Trump Administration announced that it will re-impose a second wave of sanctions on the Iranian regime, following U.S. withdrawal from President Obama’s disastrous Iran nuclear deal.
October 12th, 2018
Earlier this week, Secretary of State Pompeo announced the U.S. was ending the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights with Iran. This justified decision comes after three decades of Iran blatantly...
August 22nd, 2018
Iran is continuing its march across the Middle East. At this moment, it is consolidating its gains in Yemen, Syria, Lebanon, Bahrain, and Iraq.
June 18th, 2018
It appears the past Administration would stop at nothing to boost Iran’s economy, even if it meant violating the law. For years, we imposed sanctions on Iran restricting the Ayatollah’s access to American financial...
May 21st, 2018
Mike Pompeo ripped into Iran on Monday during his first major speech as secretary of State — and on the heels of President Donald Trump's decision to tear up an Obama-era nuclear deal with the Middle Eastern nation.
May 8th, 2018
The Iran Deal is a deeply flawed agreement. As I have previously said, this deal has an insufficient inspection regime, insufficiently addresses long range ICBM missile development, and is limited to 10 years, giving the...
May 7th, 2018
One would expect President Obama's apologists to call the incredible acquisition of thousands of documents related to the Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program no big deal, but it is a monumental deal.
January 26th, 2018
Iran and North Korea continue to threaten the world with their nuclear ambitions. But they do not just terrorize the international community.Iran and North Korea systematically repress and persecute their own people. We all...
January 16th, 2018
I released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):
December 17th, 2018
The people of Iran have taken to the streets and continue to protest against the illegitimate regime of the Ayatollah and the mullahs. These protests have taken place in numerous cities now for one year.
November 8th, 2018
President Trump's decision to restore all sanctions on Iran that had been removed under the terrible nuclear deal is to be applauded. We now know that despite the Obama Administration's attempts to appease the mullahs in...
September 14th, 2018
President Trump blasted John Kerry for having “illegal meetings” with members of the Iranian Regime and questioned whether the former secretary of state was registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
August 7th, 2018
I released the following statement in response to the United States sanctioning of the rogue Iranian regime.
May 24th, 2018
Pompeo’s vision for Iran is the world’s vision for Iran. And he hinted at regime change.
May 16th, 2018
It has been a spectacular week for our nation’s foreign policy. On Wednesday, President Trump and Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, negotiated the return of Americans Kim Dong Chul, Tony Kim, and Kim Hak Song from North Korea...
May 8th, 2018
I’m pleased that the President has ended this dangerous agreement with the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, Iran. The Iran Nuclear Deal does nothing to prevent the financing of their global terror network or their...
February 20th, 2018
Venezuela is in deep trouble. Their people are starving, there are riots in the streets, and people are being killed if they resist the communist movement. We read articles about them and feel some remorse for the...
January 25th, 2018
I applaud the recent sanctions applied to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. But there’s more work to be done.
January 9th, 2018
Last week I introduced S. Res. 367, a bipartisan resolution condemning the government of Iran for its violence against demonstrators and calling for peaceful resolution to the concerns of the citizens of Iran. Sens.