Senators take money from...Iran lobby?

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

The head of a messianic Jewish ministry says she is not surprised that a Jewish senator from her home state was among elected officials who received money from an Iranian lobbying group. 

FrontPage Mag is reporting that several Democratic senators who back President Obama's Iran deal took money from the Iranian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC).

Iranian President Hassan RouhaniU.S. Senator Edward Markey of Massachusetts topped the list followed by Al Franken, Barbara Boxer, Jeanne Shaheen and Kristen Gillibrand, who were given cash by IAPAC.    

Jan Markell, founder and director of Minneapolis-based Olive Tree Ministries, tells OneNewsNow that her own senator, Franken, is on the list.

She says Franken received money from an IAPAC trustee that went to the "Franken Recount Fund" in 2008. Many believe that election between Franken and Norm Coleman was "stolen" by Franken by 312 votes, she says.  

Markell, Jan (Olive Tree Ministries)The FrontPage Mag story, which is nearing 27,000 shares on Facebook, reports the Iran lobbying group tried but failed to turn U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, who was considered the "Republican who would flip" by the White House.

In the U.S. House, the story says congressmen who received IAPAC money are Mike Honda, Andre Carson, Gerry Connolly, Donna Edwards and Jackie Speier.  

Regarding the names of Franken and other senators, Markell says they have "engaged, I think, in the worse form of treason and committed the most gravest of crimes."

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