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State Dept. Backtracks After Kerry
Suggests New Iran Sanctions Needed

Washington Free Beacon, by Adam Kredo

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/18/2014 5:00:23 AM

Lawmakers came out swinging on Thursday afternoon after the State Department issued a blanket denial regarding statements that Secretary of State John Kerry made to members of Congress earlier that morning about the potential need for new sanctions on Iran. Kerry was widely reported to have told a group of Jewish lawmakers Thursday morning that the administration is open to a new sanctions bill, as news emerged from Vienna that U.S. negotiators would likely be unable to force concessions from Tehran before the July 20 deadline for nuclear talks. The administration’s narrative—which has long held that new pressure on Iran is not

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KTWO, 7/18/2014 5:24:20 AM     (No. 9929726)

Iran fleeced Kerry in the first agreement. That left him with no bargaining chips, no leverage.

Now we maybe, might be, or soon might be, considering whether to be firm with Iran?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/18/2014 6:15:22 AM     (No. 9929763)

Kerry continues to validate the majority of Americans opinion of him....Yes, he is an idiot.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Catherine, 7/18/2014 7:06:01 AM     (No. 9929811)

He is embarrassingly stupid. He knew how to marry money, tho. Not doing him any good in his ´job´ but what does he care. As long as his servant travels with him and makes his peanut butter sandwiches just right.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: yo-yo, 7/18/2014 7:25:10 AM     (No. 9929841)

He was FOR the new sanctions, before he was told he´s against them.

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