U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said Friday that he wants to see new sanctions Iran if no agreement is reached on nuclear negotiations, despite concerns from President Barack Obama that such sanctions could jeopardize a deal.
President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials, including top advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for their support of Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine.
As of Friday afternoon, 59 senators now back a new sanctions package they say would increase the pressure on Iran to make nuclear concessions, congressional aides said. The count brings Congress closer to passing a bill the Obama administration considers a threat to a historic diplomatic opportunity.
Many won’t understand the nuances of scholarship reductions, bowl bans and removing victories. The only thing they’ll see is that Penn State will be playing football this upcoming season.
If the NCAA is sincere – and that can always be questioned – then the hammer must double as a guillotine, gutting Penn State football forever, or at least the contemporary equivalent.