R3publicans: Future of JCPOA In Hands of GOP Indebted To Billionaire Iran Hawks

by Eli Clifton

President Donald Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), appears to have fallen in line with the views espoused by several of his top donors. These funders believe that Iran poses an apocalyptic threat only addressable through military action, including the use of nuclear weapons.

Two years ago, every Republican in Congress opposed the JCPOA. With the future of the agreement now in the hands of a GOP-controlled House and Senate, those same billionaire Iran hawks may hold a powerful influence over any Republican lawmaker contemplating voting against legislation designed to harm the JCPOA.

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Russian Collusion

The Russian Nuclear firm Rosatom bought Canadian mining company Uranium One in 2010. The deal gave Putin control over 20% of the U.S. Uranium supply. The Hill reported last week that the FBI knew that Russian nuclear officials were involved in racketeering schemes in the U.S. prior to the purchase. The Russians had also directed

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Sooner Politics: Rep Scott Biggs Rallies With Sheriffs To Stop Sentencing Reforms

  The Law Enforcement lobby gathered in Midwest City to fight efforts to reform asset forfeiture, sentencing, classifications, & other matters. US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, was a keynote speaker. ​“Ladies and gentlemen, this is an issue, this is a fight, that is not going away,” Rep. Scott Biggs, a Chickasha Republican and leading opponent of sentencing reform, told sherif […]

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