As we await President Trump’s announcement on the Iran Deal, there is an important question that should be asked:
If President Trump rips up the Deal, will Claire McCaskill stand with the President and the security of Israel – or with The Mullahs and John Kerry?
We especially need to look at the Senators who supported this “deal” in the first place…
McCaskill Press Release: “Iran Deal Is Flawed, But Alternative Is Worse” (Sen. Claire McCaskill, “McCaskill: Iran Deal Is Flawed, But Alternative Is Worse,” Press Release, 8/20/15)
McCaskill Voted Three Times Against Cloture On Resolution To Disapprove Of The Iran Deal
- In September 2015, McCaskill Voted Against Cloture For The Iran Deal Disapproval Resolution. (S. Amdt. 2640 To H.J. Res. 61, Roll Call Vote #267: Cloture Motion Rejected 56-42, 9/17/15, McCaskill Voted Nay)
- In September 2015, McCaskill Voted Against Cloture For The Iran Deal Disapproval Resolution. (S. Amdt. 2640 To H.J. Res. 61, Roll Call Vote #265: Cloture Motion Rejected 56-42, 9/15/15, McCaskill Voted Nay)
- In September 2015, McCaskill Voted Against Cloture For The Iran Deal Disapproval Resolution. (S.Amdt. 2640 To H.J.Res. 61, Roll Call Vote #264: Cloture Motion Rejected 58-42, 9/10/15, McCaskill Voted Nay)
McCaskill Opposed Requiring Certifying That Iran Wasn’t Involved In Terrorist Activities Against The U.S.
- In April 2015, McCaskill Voted Against The Barrasso Amendment To The Iran Bill That Would Require Certification That Iran Has Not Supported Or Carried Out Terrorism Against The United States. “Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment to the Corker, R-Tenn., substitute amendment that would require the president to determine every 90 days whether the president is able to certify that Iran has not directly supported or carried out terrorism against the U.S. or U.S. persons, which absent an affirmative certification to Congress every 90 days would allow for expedited consideration of legislation that would reinstate sanctions.” (S.Amdt. 1147 To S.Amdt. 1140 To H.R. 1191, Roll Call Vote #168: Amendment Rejected 45-54, 4/29/15, McCaskill Voted Nay; CQ Summary, Accessed 10/16/15)
Iran’s Foreign Minister “Extolled” Iran’s Ability To Restore Nuclear Program As A “Matter Of Pride”
- “Iran’s foreign minister on Tuesday extolled the country’s ability to bring its nuclear program back on track as limits on the landmark 15-year accord between Tehran and world powers ease in the coming years. Mohammad Javad Zarif said a document, submitted by Iran to the International Atomic Energy Agency and outlining plans to expand Iran’s uranium enrichment program, is a ‘matter of pride.’ He said it was created by Iran’s ‘negotiators and industry experts’ and that even foreign media have noted Iran is likely to strive for restoring its full enrichment after 10 years.” (Nasser Karimi, “Iran’s FM Extolls Country’s Ability To Restore Nuke Program,” Associated Press, 7/19/16)