June 13th, 2019
Two oil tankers came under a suspected attack Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with one of them set ablaze, and the U.S. blamed Iran in what it called a campaign of “escalating tensions” in a region crucial to...
May 9th, 2019
The Ayatollahs have returned to open nuclear blackmail, and threatened today to accelerate their nuclear work if they do not get more concessions from the international community even as they continue exporting terrorism,...
April 28th, 2019
The United States on Monday designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented declaration against a foreign government that may prompt retaliation and make it harder for American...
April 22nd, 2019
This decision will deprive the Ayatollahs of billions of dollars that they would have spent undermining the security of the United States and our allies, building up Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and...
April 8th, 2019
I led a letter to President Trump supporting his ‘maximum pressure strategy’ against Iran and urging him to refrain from renewing further sanctions exemptions to countries that are currently importing Iranian oil.
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...
June 3rd, 2019
In addition to secretly storing blueprints for nuclear weapons and refusing to turn over materials related to their nuclear weapons program, now they have pushed the envelope so far on centrifuges that the cheating can no...
May 7th, 2019
On the weekend of May 4th, Hamas and other terrorist groups fired more than 600 rockets into Israel from the Gaza strip. Their aim is to kill innocent civilians and sow chaos. But the Israelis have remained strong, and I am...
April 25th, 2019
I issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration will grant major exemptions and waivers to recent sanctions against Iran:
April 8th, 2019
Today I issued the following statement applauding the Trump administration for designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO):
February 27th, 2019
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wisc.) and I recently introduced companion bills establishing that it shall be the policy of the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights....
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.