The United States House of Representatives has passed legislation with bipartisan support that would block the nuclear weapons deal reached between
and other world powers, including the U.S.,
from taking effect until Iran
pays court judgments won against it by American victims of terrorism and other
acts of violent jihad that were sponsored by the Iranian dictatorial
The bill was sponsored by Rep. Pat Meehan of (R-Pennsylvania), who represents part of
the county in which I reside. A
companion piece of legislation is sponsored by Senator Pat Toomey, a
Republican, of Berks County Pennsylvania.
President Barack Obama, a liberal Democrat who signed the nuclear deal negotiated by his Administration, has threatened to veto the bill to require the Iranian regime to pay the judgments it owes to the victims of terrorism.