House members from both parties urge Senate to pass new sanctions against Iran

 Secretary of State John Kerry asks Senate for "temporary pause" on punitive sanctions against Iran, pending resumed Geneva negotiations on Nov. 20. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain)

Secretary of State John Kerry asks Senate for “temporary pause” on punitive sanctions against Iran, pending resumed Geneva negotiations on Nov. 20. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain)

 

 

House members from both parties Wednesday urged the Senate to pass new sanctions on Iran, while the White House warns that new, punitive sanctions could lead the United States “to war.”

Jay Carney told White House reporters, “The American people, justifiably and understandably, prefer a peaceful solution that prevents Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon . . . The American people do not want a march to war” . . .

Click here for more on Geneva negotiations with Iran on nuclear weapons.

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