Washington Examiner: ‘Devil’s bargain:’ Ted Cruz explodes over new report on Obama’s ‘secret’ Iran deal

News|6.6.18

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, condemned actions taken by the Obama administration that gave Iran access to the U.S. financial system and subsequent untruths administration officials delivered about the role that access played in negotiating the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Despite senior Obama administration officials testifying that “Iranian access to the U.S. financial system was not on the table” during negotiations of President Barack Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran, “the U.S. Department of the Treasury, at the direction of the U.S. State Department, granted a specific license that authorized a conversion of Iranian assets worth billions of U.S. dollars using the U.S. financial system,” a Wednesday report from Republicans on the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations claims.

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