Congress Pulse

Julian Pecquet


US Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., attends the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, Dec. 5, 2015.  (photo by REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Is lack of direction from Trump hampering Congress on Iran?

Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Democrats complain they have no idea what the president thinks of Congress' sanctions proposals.

Egypt ripped at Senate foreign aid hearing

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Senators urged to rethink $1.5 billion annual US aid package to Egypt as the country fails to progress in human rights.

Congress-mandated panel accused of whitewashing Israeli discrimination against Christians

Monday, Apr. 24, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom is under fire from one of its own.

Nuclear deal critics silent as Trump says Iran complying

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Lawmakers who once insisted Iran was cheating aren’t taking the administration to task for saying otherwise.

Congress raises specter of rupture with Turkey if referendum passes

Wednesday, Apr. 5, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A House panel slammed Ankara's authoritarian drift ahead of the April 16 vote.

Congress demands Trump action on Syria after Idlib gas attack

Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The president is under fire for backing off Obama's regime change policy.

Congress rains on Sisi’s parade

Monday, Apr. 3, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Lawmakers don’t all share Trump’s fondness for the Egyptian strongman.

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