Paul Eaton Cheers Continuing Demise of Iran Sanctions Bill
Top retired General cheers continuing demise of Iran sanctions bill
January 21, 2015 | Vet Voice Foundation
Washington, DC – With rumors swirling that sponsors of an Iran sanctions bill are struggling to find Democratic support, and a veto threat issued by President Obama in last night’s State of the Union, a major veterans organization is optimistic that diplomatic efforts to end Iran’s nuclear ambitions will continue.
“Interference by Congress won’t strengthen our negotiators’ hand, it will make it harder for them to do their job,” said Major General (Ret.) Paul Eaton, Managing Director of the Vet Voice Foundation. “Diplomacy is far more likely to work without backseat driving from Congress. Congress has the responsibility to do everything it can before putting American troops in harm’s way — which should only be a last resort. That means letting diplomacy work and not undermining our negotiators.”
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