Saturday, March 28, 2015

Rubio Suggests Obama Is Letting Iran Dictate US War Policy

Republicans on Wednesday kept up their drum beat against President Obama’s negotiations with Iran over that country’s nuclear program. This time, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) suggested that President Obama was pulling his punches in the war against ISIS terrorists for fear of offending Iranian officials who are wary of a widening U.S. military presence in the Middle East.

During a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which is considering new war powers for   Obama in leading air strikes against ISIS, Rubio declared to three top administration officials:  “I believe that much of our strategy with regards to ISIS is being driven by a desire not to upset Iran so they will not walk away from the negotiating table on the deal that you’re working on.

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