DOJ Objected to Iran Money Transfer


Senior Justice Department officials objected to a plane to fly a jet with cash to Tehran at the same time as four American hostages were released, worrying that it would create a bad impression. They were ultimately overruled by the State Department.

“People knew what it was going to look like, and there was concern the Iranians probably did consider it a ransom payment,’’ one person familiar with the discussions said. Read more at THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.



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