Israel war: McConnell and Cot­ton intro­duce bill to freeze $6 bil­lion for Iran

Israel war: McConnell and Cotton introduce bill to freeze  billion for Iran

Sen­ate Minor­i­ty Leader Mitch McConnell (R‑KY) and Sen. Tom Cot­ton (R‑AR) unveiled leg­is­la­tion on Wednes­day to block Iran from gain­ing access to the $6 bil­lion released by the Biden admin­is­tra­tion in the wake of last weekend’s unprece­dent­ed ter­ror­ist attack in Israel.
The Repub­li­can sen­a­tors will try to force floor action on the bill, seek­ing unan­i­mous con­sent to pass it, though the effort is like­ly to fail in a cham­ber con­trolled by Pres­i­dent Joe Biden’s par­ty. A large swath of Sen­ate Repub­li­cans and every swing-state Demo­c­rat up for reelec­tion next year have said that the Unit­ed States should no longer per­mit Tehran to access the funds in the wake of the car­nage in Israel.
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“The path of resources, train­ing, and lethal weapons from Tehran to ter­ror­ists through­out the Mid­dle East is crys­tal clear. On Sat­ur­day, it enabled cold-blood­ed killers like Hamas and Pales­tinia …