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The Democrat Standing Up to Biden on Iran and Taiwan

Posted on AllSides September 15th, 2022
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Once upon a time, members of Congress viewed it as their job to steer the White House toward a better foreign policy; party solidarity wasn’t reason enough to subordinate their principles. Congress also believed the power of the purse was a tool not simply to constrain, but also to lead the executive branch toward a more robust American global leadership. Those days are mostly done. Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) Chairman Bob Menendez is an exception, one of a tiny cohort that remembers that historically it has been Congress that...

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