Unstoppable: Democrats Give Obama Votes for Iranian Nuke Deal
(NBC News) – President Barack Obama has secured the support of 34 Senate Democrats for the nuclear deal with Iran, ensuring sufficient backing to sustain his veto of any legislation aimed at derailing the agreement.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland on Wednesday became the 34th Senate lawmaker to announce that she’s supporting the deal negotiated with Iran and world powers earlier this year.
“No deal is perfect, especially one negotiated with the Iranian regime,” she said in a statement. “I have concluded that this Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is the best option available to block Iran from having a nuclear bomb.”
Momentum has been building in the White House’s favor all month. Just two Senate Democrats — Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York and Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey — have announced opposition to the measure, while all other Democrats have said that — despite some concerns with the agreement — it presents the best available option to prevent a nuclear threat from Iran...(MORE)
Cheney: ‘Obama Doesn’t Believe in an Exceptional America’
(Newsmax) – President Obama has destroyed America’s reputation as an “exceptional” nation, throwing out decades of strong leadership by commanders-in-chief from both political parties, former Vice President Dick Cheney tells Newsmax TV.
“It’s a dangerous time. We’ve seen rising threats around the world, ISIS in the Middle East, [Russian President] Vladamir Putin on the march in Europe, the Chinese in the South China Sea,” Cheney said Wednesday on “The Steve Malzberg Show.
“And as these threats grow, our capacity to deal with them is being diminished because they cut some of the defense budget and because, frankly, Barack Obama doesn’t believe in an exceptional America.
“If you go back 70 years … you’ll find presidents of both parties from FDR and Harry Truman and Jack Kennedy to [Richard] Nixon and [Ronald] Reagan and the Bushs and forward … shared a basic fundamental proposition … that the U.S. did have a role to play in the world as the exceptional nation.
Cheney, who served as vice president under President George W. Bush, said the Obama “Barack Obama clearly doesn’t believe that.”...(MORE)
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