While the Biden Administration has not yet officially confirmed Iran as a culprit behind the attacks that have left thousands dead and thousands more wounded, it’s well established that Iran supplies and financially supports Hamas.
“Good versus evil when it comes to Israel and Hamas,” U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville said Monday.
President Biden authorized a prisoner swap on the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks worth $6 billion in unfrozen sanctions to be made available to Iran. The massacre of Israelis and shockwave of instability in the region perpetrated by Hamas can be directly traced to this posture toward Iran, Senate Republicans are saying.
“If you just remember back when Joe Biden took the White House, and President Trump left, Iran was almost bankrupt,” Tuberville (R-Auburn) said on Newsmax.
“They didn’t have any money. And hey, Joe Biden eased up all the sanctions, they’ve made billions of dollars. Now he’s given money to him. I mean, just totally opposite of what President Trump had done. And our world was so much safer when President Trump was in office. It has been a total disaster.”
Regardless of the failures that led to the current point, Tuberville said, “Hamas has got to be totally wiped out.”
When Joe Biden took office, Iran was broke.
Now, Iran is sitting on billions and bankrolling terrorists.@JoeBiden’s policies have emboldened and funded our enemies.
— Coach Tommy Tuberville (@SenTuberville) October 16, 2023
Tuberville repeated a cause for alarm about the connection between emboldened terror groups and the southern border. Republicans say the administration has totally let their guard down.
“We are going to be under attack,” Tuberville said. “And in a week and a month and a year, where they’re coming across the border right and left. And not just people that want a better life – people that want to tear our life down.”
Tuberville also took the opportunity to make the case for his fundamental stance against political Department of Defense policy currently playing out in a hold on military promotions that Democrats refuse to address.
“This is about protecting our country, and our allies, and being a killing machine,” he said. “This is not a social experiment.”
Grayson Everett is the state and political editor for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @Grayson270