Shame on Kansas Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran for signing an open letter to the leaders of Iran aimed at undermining nuclear negotiations. Congress has a long, long record of respecting the president’s role in conducting foreign policy. As the saying goes, politics stops at the water’s edge. But with their near-unprecedented action, Roberts, Moran and 45 other GOP senators have attempted to insert themselves in the negotiations, essentially telling Iran and its hard-liners that an agreement wouldn’t be worth anything. The letter was reckless and irresponsible. – Phillip Brownlee
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