2016-08-19 20:00:12

Former Iran Hostage Shane Bauer: Claim That $400M U.S. Paid to Iran was Ransom Deal is "Absurd"

DN! gets a reaction to the State Department’s statement that a plane filled with $400 million in cash for Iran was "leverage" to ensure that five American prisoners held by Iran were released. Republicans, including Donald Trump, have said the money sent in January was a ransom for the prisoners. The Obama administration says it was a pre-planned transfer that was part of the landmark nuclear deal and that the negotiations regarding the two issues were separate.

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