Iran was allowed to get its money back. But trump has repeated the claim as recently as december when he tweeted.
This was done as a follow up after an initial and widely reported 400 million ransom payment as reported by the wall street journal.
How much money did obama give back to iran. The obama administration is acknowledging its transfer of 1 7 billion to iran earlier this year was made entirely in cash using non u s. Even john kerry was forced to acknowledge that the money obama shipped to tehran would likely end up in hand of the iran s revolutionary guard a group that is putting bounties on american. The democrats and president obama gave iran 150 billion dollars and got nothing but they can t give 5 billion dollars.
That said i spoke with a former senior intelligence official who said that much of the 1 8 billion cash payoff from the obama administration was used explicitly to fund terrorism as an additional. A payout of roughly that amount did come from the u s. In yet another major international scandal coming from the obama white house the president delivered an estimated 1 3 billion in freshly minted cash to the nation of iran earlier this year.
The agreement was promoted by. Five days before president obama and vp biden giddily announced their iran deal flushing iran with 150 billion dollars the soon to be chairman of the us joint chiefs of staff in open session. It was to pay an old iou.
A treasury spokeswoman says the cash payments. The 1 8 billion refers to a separate matter also misstated by the president going back to before the 2016 election. August 24 2016 2 32 pm ap the obama administration said wednesday it paid 1 3 billion in interest to iran in january to resolve a decades old dispute over an undelivered military sale two.
Iran will be shooting at our soldiers with bullets etc purchased with the 150 billion obama gave them the post misrepresents the iran nuclear deal from 2015.