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Sen. Paul Blocks New Iran Sanctions With Amendment Requiring Constitutional Approval

Demands Amendment to Stop Administration’s Unilateral Use of Force

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Sen. Rand Paul took to the Senate floor to oppose unanimous consent of a new set of sanctions on Iran and introduced an amendment that would ensure that nothing in the act shall be construed as a declaration of war or an authorization of the use of force against Iran or Syria, and that any such use of force must be authorized by Congress.

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Added: Mar-27-2012 Occurred On: Mar-27-2012
By: ttj1776
Tags: Iran, Israel, Nuclear Weapons, NPT, AIPac, ron paul, Rand paul, neocon, warmonger
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States (load item map)
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