Calling Out Blumenthal on Iran
Below is a public, annotated message from Stanley Heller, executive director of the Middle East Crisis Committee, to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal. In it, Heller reproduces a letter sent to him and others by Blumenthal and reacts to individual statements by the Connecticut Democrat.
Heller, whose inserted remarks are in bold type, takes issue with Blumenthalís positions and actions concerning a deal with Iran on that nationís nuclear development program. The senator split with President Barack Obama over how much influence Congress should have in the matter.
Hellerís letter has been edited slightly.
Dear Senator Blumenthal: