Brown For US Senate - SHAHEEN HAS SUPPORTED THE FAILED OBAMA FOREIGN POLICY AGENDA & MISSED AN EARLY HEARING ON ISIS

Boston Herald: “Sen. Jeanne Shaheen A No-Show At Multiple Terror-Related Hearings, Missing Key ISIS Warning”

“Shaheen missed an April 11, 2013, hearing on U.S. policy toward Syria in which a top U.S. Treasury official in charge of terrorist financing told Senate committee members that a new terrorist group, ISIS, had sprung up, ‘underscoring the danger this group poses for Syria and the world.’” (Joe Battenfeld, “Sen. Jeanne Shaheen A No-Show At Multiple Terror-Related Hearings, Missing Key ISIS Warning,” Boston Herald, 9/25/14)
  • “Records also show Shaheen didn’t show up for full committee hearings on counterterrorism policies, U.S. policy toward Iran and a host of others involving security and foreign policy.” (Joe Battenfeld, “Sen. Jeanne Shaheen A No-Show At Multiple Terror-Related Hearings, Missing Key ISIS Warning,” Boston Herald, 9/25/14)

 
Shaheen Supported President Obama’s Precipitous Withdrawal From Iraq 

“Shaheen expressed full support for the troop withdrawal after Obama announced his plan in October. ‘I applaud the president’s announcement that after nearly nine years of war our combat troops will finally be coming home from Iraq,’ she said.” (Jamie Webben, “N.H., Maine senators pose questions on Iraq after U.S. withdrawal”, Portsmouth Herald, 11/15/13)

 
Against The Advice Of Top Military Advisers, Shaheen Has Ruled Out Ground Troops To Defeat ISIS 

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Dempsey Says Boots On The Ground May Be Needed To Defeat ISIS. "To be clear, if we reach the point where I believe our advisers should accompany Iraqi troops on attacks against specific ISIL targets, I will recommend that to the President," Dempsey said during testimony before the committee.” (Chelsea Carter & Athlena Jones, “Top U.S. military officer: U.S. ground troops to fight ISIS, if necessary” CNN, 9/17/14)