Schneider (D-IL) and Mast (R-FL) lead effort on Iran in Syria

Countering Iranian Expansion ‘Must Be Bipartisan Priority,’ Says Democratic Congressman
by Ben Cohen
November 15, 2017

The Democratic congressman who initiated a letter signed by 42 of his colleagues to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson protesting Iranian interference in Syria said on Wednesday that preventing Tehran’s military expansion needs to be a “bipartisan priority.” “A permanent Iranian presence in Syria is unacceptable,” Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL) told The Algemeiner. “I am concerned Iran is using the conflict in Syria to gain a military foothold on the doorstep of Israel and other regional allies, and supply terrorist organizations like Hezbollah with deadly weapons.” Schneider said he had been “proud to co-lead” the letter to Tillerson with his colleague Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL). READ MORE

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