June 18th, 2009
01:00 PM ET
6 years ago

Cafferty: Should the U.S. do more to help the Iranian people?

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When it comes to showing support for thousands of Iranian protesters — critics say President Obama is not doing enough.

Republican Congressman Mike Pence has introduced a resolution that would "speak a word of support for the people of Iran."

He says he doesn’t think the U.S. should endorse the opposition candidate; but rather show support for protesters who are "risking their lives for free and fair elections."

Also, The New York Times reports that while some senior administration officials like Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton support the president’s approach, they too would like to strike a stronger tone of support for the protesters.

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