A Conversation with Chuck Hagel
Having just returned from his fifth trip to Iraq, Senator Hagel says "there are important areas of progress." However, he says he is "frustrated and worried" about the situation there. Join him for a discussion about moving forward in the region and how the conflict has affected the U.S.role in the world.
Forty-seven U.S. Senate Republicans signed an open letter to leaders in Iran about the U.S. participation in P5+1 talks on Iran's nuclear program. The letter states that any agreement reached must be approved by Congress and that Congress can overturn any agreement reached after President Obama leaves office. Vice President Joseph Biden responded with a statement about the nature of international agreements and Congress's role.
Statement by the Vice President on the March 9 Letter From Republican Senators to the Islamic Republic of Iran
Vice President Joseph Biden wrote a response to the May 9, 2015 letter from Republican Senators to Iran, which stated that Congress had to approve international agreements related to Iran's nuclear program. Vice President Biden responded that international negotiations and diplomacy often take place outside of congressional approval.