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Sen. Menendez Blasts Turkey’s Erdogan for Threatening to Hit Athens

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez on Monday slammed Turkey's President Erdogan who recently threatened a missile strike on Athens, Greece. “I come to the Floor today to condemn the recent actions of the Turkish President which are not...

Senator Menendez Vows to Veto F-16 Sale to Turkey

Democrat Senator and Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Robert Menendez clarified that he will not approve the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. He added that the final text of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)...

Democrats Win Georgia and Outright US Senate Majority

Democratic senator Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election on Tuesday, ensuring Democrats an outright majority in the US Senate. President Joe Biden's party now holds the upper chamber of Congress by 51-49. The result...

Republicans Win Back the House at the US Midterm Elections

Republicans narrowly won back the majority in the House of Representatives at the US midterm elections held last week. They have secured the 218 seats needed for a majority in the lower chamber of Congress as a handful of seats...

Democrats Retain Control of the Senate in Boost for President Biden

The Democrats secured control of the Senate on Saturday after winning a crucial contest in the state of Nevada. Democratic US senator Catherine Cortez Masto has now beaten Republican challenger Adam Laxalt, a former state attorney general, who was endorsed...

Senator-elect John Fetterman Blasts Turkey on Religious Freedom

Senator-elect of Pennsylvania John Fetterman recently released a statement regarding his opposition to Turkey’s treatment of the religious freedom of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Orthodox Christianity. Fetterman, on Tuesday, won the race against Dr. Mehmet Oz who was strongly backed...

US Midterm Elections: Biden Says American Democracy Is Intact

A day after midterm elections, Republicans and Democrats are in a close struggle for control of the US Congress. Republicans are currently the favorites to win the House of Representatives, but the race for the Senate is extremely close. Democrats...

Biden, Trump Vie for Control of Congress in the US Midterm Elections

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump made their last-minute pleas to voters in New York and Florida ahead of the midterm elections on Tuesday. Biden spoke at a rally in New York on Sunday to support Governor Kathy...

US Senator Menendez: I Will Not Approve Sale of F-16s to Turkey

Bob Menendez, the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Thursday that he would not approve any F-16 sales to Turkey until President Tayyip Erdogan halts his campaign of aggression across the region. He was responding to the...

U.S. Senate Drops Amendments Restricting F-16s Sale to Turkey

The U.S. Senate has dropped two important amendments for the potential sale of F-16 jets to Turkey from its version of the annual defense spending bill, it emerged on Tuesday. The amendments, introduced by Democratic Senators Bob Menendez and Chris...