Senator blocks arms sales to Gulf States

Senator blocks arms sales to Gulf States

Bob Corker announces he will block arms sales to Gulf states over crisis with Qatar.Elad Benari, 6/27/2017, 4:39 AM
'Trump was ready to move the embassy at 12:01 on January 20'

'Trump was ready to move the embassy at 12:01 on January 20'

Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee suggests that Israeli ambivalence prevented immediate move of US embassy to J'lem.Tal Polon, 2/14/2017, 10:20 AM
Republican Senator: We'll hold Iran accountable

Republican Senator: We'll hold Iran accountable

Senator Bob Corker blasts Iran's ballistic missile, vows to hold it accountable for its actions.Elad Benari, 1/31/2017, 5:43 AM
Iran deal made 'to appeal to Iran's sensitivities'

Iran deal made 'to appeal to Iran's sensitivities'

US official explains removal of UN bans on Iranian arms purchases, says Iran's 'sensitivities' shaped the nuclear deal.David Rosenberg, 3/16/2016, 10:48 PM
Key Republican: Opponents of Deal May Not Prevail

Key Republican: Opponents of Deal May Not Prevail

Senator Bob Corker acknowledges that the White House lobbying campaign for the Iran nuclear deal has generated results.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2015, 6:14 AM
Human Trafficking Report 'Politicized, Heartless'

Human Trafficking Report 'Politicized, Heartless'

Senators threaten to subpoena materials in State Dept. report with 'no integrity,' that they say whitewashes rights offenders.Ari Yashar, 8/7/2015, 12:46 PM
Corker: Obama Trying to 'Shut Down' Iran Debate

Corker: Obama Trying to 'Shut Down' Iran Debate

Republicans miffed by Obama's comparison of deals' opponents to hardline Iranians. McConnell: 'crass political rhetoric.'Gil Ronen, 8/6/2015, 10:38 PM
Senators: Obama UN Move Leapfrogs Congress

Senators: Obama UN Move Leapfrogs Congress

Cruz threatening to block nominees and funding for the State Department unless administration prevents UNSC from voting on nuke deal.Gil Ronen, 7/19/2015, 5:26 PM
Republicans React to Iran Deal; 'Shame on Obama'

Republicans React to Iran Deal; 'Shame on Obama'

Senator Bob Corker 'deeply skeptical' about deal; Huckabee rebukes Obama admin for 'empowering Iranian regime'.Ari Soffer, 7/14/2015, 5:49 PM
Senator 'Alarmed' Over Concessions to Iran

Senator 'Alarmed' Over Concessions to Iran

Senator Bob Corker writes President Obama with concerns over alleged far-reaching concessions in Iran talks.Elad Benari, 6/16/2015, 6:13 AM
Senator Reveals Obama Hiding Iran Deal Document

Senator Reveals Obama Hiding Iran Deal Document

Obama admin tries to assure senators in meetings, but Corker reports suspicious refusal to provide document with actual details.Ari Yashar, 6/4/2015, 10:58 PM
Corker: Senate Could Vote on Iran Bill on Thursday

Corker: Senate Could Vote on Iran Bill on Thursday

Senator Bob sees an "overwhelming" vote to pass the Iran nuclear review bill as soon as Thursday.Elad Benari, 5/6/2015, 3:14 AM
Corker: Bipartisan Agreement on Iran Deal Bill

Corker: Bipartisan Agreement on Iran Deal Bill

Ahead of vote on bill to give Congress final say in nuclear deal, Sen. Corker says Democrats on board - and Obama may be veto-less.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2015, 8:20 PM
Corker Upbeat as C'tee Set to Vote on Iran Bill

Corker Upbeat as C'tee Set to Vote on Iran Bill

A bipartisan deal is being struck in support of the measure, which would give Congress final say on Iran agreement.Gil Ronen, 4/14/2015, 10:39 AM
Corker Says He's 2-3 Votes Shy of Overriding Veto

Corker Says He's 2-3 Votes Shy of Overriding Veto

Co-sponsor of bill forcing Obama to submit Iran deal to Senate says 'we've got 64 or 65' senators out of 67 needed to override veto.Gil Ronen, 4/5/2015, 9:37 PM
Iran Sanctions Bill Postponed - Again

Iran Sanctions Bill Postponed - Again

Despite fierce criticism, Kirk-Menendez Iran sanctions bill postponed for 3 more months; separate bill mandating Congress input to go ahead.Tova Dvorin, 4/3/2015, 12:29 PM
Concern Over Iran Sanctions After Menendez Charged

Concern Over Iran Sanctions After Menendez Charged

Whatever the fate of New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, the charges he faces could stymie attempts to impose new sanctions on Iran.Yaakov Levi, 4/2/2015, 12:03 PM
Senators May Vote Next Week on Iran Legislation

Senators May Vote Next Week on Iran Legislation

Senate Foreign Relations Committee may act as soon as next week on a bill allowing Congress to approve or reject Iran deal.Elad Benari, 3/17/2015, 6:16 AM
Senator Warns Obama: Don't Bypass Congress on Iran

Senator Warns Obama: Don't Bypass Congress on Iran

Senator Bob Corker warns Obama against taking a nuclear deal with Iran to the UN Security Council while bypassing Congress.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2015, 5:44 AM
Bipartisan Legislation Challenges Obama on Iran

Bipartisan Legislation Challenges Obama on Iran

Bipartisan group of senators unveil legislation that would require a congressional review of any deal made with Iran.Ben Ariel, 3/1/2015, 5:20 AM
Senator: It's Down to Iran and Us in Nuclear Talks

Senator: It's Down to Iran and Us in Nuclear Talks

American Senator Bob Corker says the nuclear talks with Iran have become a bilateral negotiation between his country and Tehran.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2015, 5:44 AM
Senators Plan to Push Ahead with Iran Sanctions

Senators Plan to Push Ahead with Iran Sanctions

Senator Bob Corker says lawmakers plan to press ahead with Iran sanctions package, despite Obama's objection to the idea.Elad Benari, 1/15/2015, 6:14 AM
Senators Told to 'Ignore Israel' On Iran

Senators Told to 'Ignore Israel' On Iran

Republican senators who were briefed about talks with Iran were reportedly told by Kerry to “disbelieve” what the Israelis say.Elad Benari, 11/14/2013, 4:15 AM