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Cynthia Lummis: Keep sanctions on Iran; no nuke deal

Today Rep. Lummis voted against approving President Obama's proposed deal with Iran and voted to protect sanctions on Iran from being arbitrarily lifted by the President until January 2017.

"What we know of President Obama's proposed deal with Iran is egregious and will lead to a nuclear-armed Iran," said Rep. Lummis. "Iran is the leading state sponsor of terror in the world and cannot be trusted so any deal with Iran must be built on verification. The blind trust that President Obama's deal places in Iran, ceding verification, is outrageous. This deal is an historic mistake and must be rejected."

Source: House press release on 2020 Wyoming Senate race Sep 11, 2015

Liz Cheney: ISIS: Rarely has a president been so wrong

As the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threaten Baghdad, thousands of slaughtered Iraqis in their wake, it is worth recalling a few of President Obama's past statements about ISIS and al Qaeda. "If a J.V. team puts on Lakers' uniforms that doesn't make them Kobe Bryant" (January 2014). "[C]ore al Qaeda is on its heels, has been decimated" (August 2013). "So, let there be no doubt: The tide of war is receding" (September 2011).

Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many. Too many times to count, Mr. Obama has told us he is "ending" the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan--as though wishing made it so. His rhetoric has now come crashing into reality. Watching the black-clad ISIS jihadists take territory once secured by American blood is final proof, if any were needed, that America's enemies are not "decimated." They are emboldened and on the march.

Source: Wall Street Journal on 2014 Wyoming Senate race Jun 17, 2014

Liz Cheney: Iran & North Korea understand nothing but power & strength

Q: One of the biggest foreign policy issues is the agreement this administration just negotiated with Iran. Since you worked in the State Department, what do you think of the plan?

CHENEY: The president's foreign policy is a disaster. [One pundit] wrote, "At what point can we legitimately ask why President Obama is protecting and facilitating the Iran nuclear program?" It is clear that the Israelis feel we pulled the rug out from under them, as we have. The president's actions are taking us closer to a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. These countries don't trust us, nor do they believe they will be protected under our nuclear umbrella. We need people in Congress that will not just speak out, but take actions to block this president's bad policies. We should have learned from the times in the Bush administration when some wanted to negotiate with Iran and North Korea. These rogue regimes will try to play us every chance they can get. The only thing they understand is power and strength.

Source: American Thinker Q-and-A on 2014 Wyoming Senate race Dec 7, 2013

Liz Cheney: Liberate nations that have been havens for terror

Q: You have said America is safer when it takes steps to liberate foreign nations from dictatorships. But you expressed skepticism about the course of action the President advocated with respect to Bashar Assad?

A: I think there are some instances where U.S. security is threatened by rogue regimes, by foreign dictators, and there are some instances where liberating nations helps to restore our security. Afghanistan, I would say Iraq--places that had been havens for terror. The problem in Syria is that if the President had acted two years ago, it would be different. What was on the table wasn't, "Should we liberate the Syrian people from Bashar Assad?" What was on the table was conducting limited strikes. Basically the President was saying we should do this to send a message. And I'm never going to be for the use of military force to send a message.

Source: Time Magazine interview on 2014 Wyoming Senate race Nov 21, 2013

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