We can still stop the Iranian nuke pact by bipartisan, bicameral litigation

Congress has until Thursday night to sue President Obama.  The House will apparently lead the charge. Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said a lawsuit “is very possible.”  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will revisit the issue legislatively. Meanwhile, revelation of fatal faults in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) accumulate (e.g., Iran’s missile program would become exempt). Litigation was presaged by the September 10 vote by the House affirming that incomplete disclosure of inspection-documents – exposed by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and confirmed by the Associated Press – voided the Corker-Cardin Act. The wisdom of ignoring the administration’s claim that it does not possess them was confirmed when Business Insider publicized an e-mail received from former IAEA deputy director-general Olli Heinonen.  The media have ignored the fact that the United States, as an IAEA board member, can seek release...(Read Full Post)