State Department: $400 million to Iran was contingent on U.S. prisoners’ release
Contradicting President Obama, the State Department said Thursday that the payment of $400 million to Iran in January was contingent on Tehran’s release of four American hostages. Asked by a reporter if the U.S. wouldn’t have paid the money until the prisoners were released, State Department spokesman John Kirby replied, “That’s correct.” While Mr. Kirby didn’t…
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