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  • Obama Pressures Jewish Groups Not to Lobby for New Iran Sanctions

    10/31/2013 11:42:07 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 6 replies ^ | 10/30/13 | Joel B. Pollak
    President Barack Obama is pressuring Jewish and pro-Israel organizations not to lobby for new sanctions against Iran, which Congress is considering this month. The Obama administration wants to give Iran time prove its good faith in new diplomatic efforts to resolve concerns about its nuclear program. Last month, the Obama administration enlisted Jewish and pro-Israel groups to lobby for military action in Syria. The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday that "national security advisor Susan Rice, her deputies Ben Rhodes and Tony Blinken and Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman" met with "four major American Jewish organizations" and that there was a...