We only have one commander in chief. He laid out his plan. I would never tell the enemy what I was willing to do, or unwilling to do. But he is the commander in chief - he made that decision. At this point in time, it’s important that we give the president what he’s asking for. And we gotta keep our eye on the ball. The issue here is about defeating a terrorist threat that is real and imminent.
Sep 11, 2014
Sanctions alone could not stop Iran’s nuclear program. But they did help bring Iran to the negotiating table.
Apr 02, 2015
When it comes to Iran and ISIS, the enemy of your enemy is your enemy.
Mar 03, 2015
Catholicism played a large role in democratizing this country, and now Catholicism and religion can play a huge role in putting the values system right.
Aug 12, 2014
I don't like to talk badly about the Islamic State too much. At the end of the day, they're my brothers in Islam. But they're making mistakes, and they're too harsh on people, and they don't listen to scholars. I'm 100 percent convinced that they're on the wrong path.
Sep 05, 2014
I think there’s a sexual awakening going on among Iranian youth that transcends class, transcends religious barriers [and] religious differences at the moment. I’ve seen it really trickle down. So I think society is slowly changing, but the biggest fear for people is getting in trouble with the regime - getting in trouble with the law.
Sep 02, 2014
If [President Obama] does not go on the offensive against ISIS…they are coming here. This is just not about Baghdad, this is just not about Syria, this is about our homeland. And if we get attacked because he has no strategy to protect us, then he will have committed a blunder for the ages.
Aug 10, 2014