Thank you to everyone who called into our virtual town hall or watched it on Facebook. We were thrilled with the number of questions we got about a variety of important subjects, like North Korea, the Iran nuclear deal, spending on nuclear weapons, diplomacy and more. If you missed the event, you can watch it […]
Council for a Livable World neither supports nor opposes the “Iran Policy Oversight Act” recently introduced in the Senate.
Research and Policy Associates Sarah Tully and Greg Terryn break down three key features of the Iran deal in our second episode of Two Minute Takes!
May 7th proved to be the pivotal day for the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, which the Senate passed by a98-1 vote; Sen. Cotton (R- Ark.) was the lone dissenter and Sen. Boxer (D- Calif.) was absent.
The delicate balance of bipartisan support broke down after Sen. Rubio (R-Fla.) and Sen. Cotton (R-Ark.) introduced new amendments to the original House bill, which have gone to the head of the line of amendments and which must be addressed before the bill can be finished. As a result, on May 5, Majority Leader McConnell (R-Ky.) filed cloture on both the underlying bill (H.R. 1191) as well as the Corker-Cardin bill (S.615).