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House passes more measures countering Iran following attack on Israel

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House lawmakers passed additional bills meant to counter Iran following last weekend’s attack on Israel.

Those measures:

The Standing Against Houthi Aggression Act, which would designate the Iran-backed Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization. President Joe Biden reversed that designation, issued under the Trump administration, back in 2021.

The Iran Sanctions Relief Review Act, which would require congressional review of any action to terminate or waive sanctions against Iran.
Legislation led by Rep. August Pfluger (R-Texas) that would block the waiver allowing the transfer of $6 billion in Iranian funds as part of a prisoner swap.

The Iran Counterterrorism Act, which would require Iran to cease support for international terrorism in order for the administration to waive secondary sanctions.

There is no indication the Senate is prepared to act on any of them.