As the nation remembered the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, many may not know that 14 years later on the very same day, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran.The measure failed, but Rep. Patrick Murphy (D), who is running for the U.S. Senate against Senator Marco Rubio (R), stood in solidarity with President Obama and voted in favor of the deal.
Murphy even channeled former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain when he used the “peace in our time” statement Chamberlain regrettably made after meeting with Adolf Hitler back in 1938.
“My good friends, for the second time in our history, a British Prime Minister has returned from Germany bringing peace with honour.
I believe it is peace for our time…
Go home and get a nice quiet sleep.”-British PM Neville Chamberlain. September 30, 1938
Rubio’s senate re-election campaign is quick to remind Americans that Murphy’s vote in the House has been nothing more than a rubber stamp for President Obama’s political agenda, adding that Murphy opposes Rubio’s recent legislation to withhold any and all “ransom payments” to Iran.
Rubio recently penned a letter to Obama, accusing him of deceiving “Congress and the American People” in regards to the $400 billion ransom the U.S. paid to Iran in exchange for four captured Americans being held hostage.
“Each day brings new revelations about your Administration’s efforts to deceive Congress and the American people regarding payments of billions of dollars to the world’s foremost state sponsor of terrorism…The American people do not believe the story that your Administration did not provide Iran an illicit and potentially illegal ransom payment.”-Sen. Marco Rubio (Wash. Examiner)