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AIPAC breaks with GOP on Iran sanctions

"America's main pro-Israel lobby came out against an immediate vote on Iran sanctions Thursday, just hours after 42 Republican senators demanded a vote.

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) issued its statement after the bill's author, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), took to the Senate floor and obliquely criticized the GOP push.

“We agree with the Chairman that stopping the Iranian nuclear program should rest on bipartisan support,” AIPAC said in an emailed statement, “and that there should not be a vote at this time on the measure.”
An AIPAC official confirmed the email's validity and said the organization has never pushed for an immediate vote."

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They don't want a vote because they don't have the votes

Plain and simple

Séamusín

exactly

I'm not really certain about what the OP had in mind when they posted this.

What are friends for??

AIPAC wants a bipartisan vote and that will let them know, for the record, who the dissenters are. Those who vote the Israeli line will blessed with favors and those who don't... . . .

It only takes one to KEEP AMERICANS FREE. Know your duties & rights as a juror. Stop the unconstitutional conviction of innocents in federal custody. The Fully Informed Jury CALL 1-800-TEL-JURY www.fija.org IMMEDIATELY if not sooner. It's that important.

This is a

game of misdirected propaganda, because too many people have exposed this unregistered foreign lobby and their strongarming our Congress to except their position on foreign policy. If you are unaware of how AIPAC operates, watch this video by Anthony Lawson. http://vimeo.com/23674530

Recall

How long is it going to take us to recall all of the senators who base their decision on this letter? Www.recallpetitions.com

They must have bipartisan support

if they don't it will not pass. AIPAC needs eight more votes to pass the bill. Have no doubt that if AIPAC had those eight other senators committed, they would also be pressing for a vote.