Sen. Cruz to President Trump – Sanction, Don’t Support the Mullahs

Yesterday, on one side of the European Parliament building in Brussels, supporters of the revolution now reportedly underway in some fifty Iranian cities urged the Continent to rally to their cause.

Simultaneously, European foreign ministers met on the other side with their Iranian counterpart, discussing how to prop up the mullahs’ regime by insisting that President Trump continue waiving sanctions on it.

Meanwhile, in Washington, Senate Democrats and nominal Republican Sen. Bob Corker are working overtime with Iran’s friends in the administration and Europe to preserve the fatally flawed Obamabomb deal.

Fortunately, Sen. Ted Cruz has warned Mr. Trump correctly: “Waiving the sanctions on the ayatollah while protesters are dying in the streets would be a serious mistake. We should be doing everything humanly possible to support, to encourage those protests, to tell the Iranian people, we stand with you.”

Amen.

About Frank Gaffney, Jr.

Frank Gaffney is the Founder and President of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C. Under Mr. Gaffney's leadership, the Center has been nationally and internationally recognized as a resource for timely, informed and penetrating analyses of foreign and defense policy matters. Mr. Gaffney formerly acted as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy during the Reagan Administration, following four years of service as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy. Previously, he was a professional staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee under the chairmanship of the late Senator John Tower, and a national security legislative aide to the late Senator Henry M. Jackson.