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  • Obama administration granted citizenship to 2,500 Iranians during nuclear deal: Iran official (FLASHBACK 7/2/2018)

    01/10/2020 2:59:38 PM PST · by bitt · 15 replies
    fox news ^ | 7/2/18 | CHRIS IRVINE
    The Obama administration granted citizenship to 2,500 Iranians, including family members of government officials, while negotiating the Iran nuclear deal, a senior cleric and member of parliament has claimed. Hojjat al-Islam Mojtaba Zolnour, who is chairman of Iran’s parliamentary nuclear committee and a member of its national security and foreign affairs committee, made the allegations during an interview with the country’s Etemad newspaper, cited by the country’s Fars News agency. He claimed it was done as a favor to senior Iranian officials linked to President Hassan Rouhani, and he alleged the move sparked a competition among Iranian officials over whose...
  • Iranian General On State TV: Attacking All U.S. Bases, Killing Trump & His Def Secretary Wouldn’t Be Enough (Video)

    01/10/2020 2:51:00 PM PST · by USA Conservative · 13 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 01.10.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Iran has been killing & threatening Americans for 40 years but somehow Trump is the problem. They’ve been chanting death to America for a very long time. The media & their political traitors are creating more hate & exasperating the problem by their constant Trump attacks. But let’s not forget that we have allies in Iran too Today a local Iranian investigative journalist tweeted: Attention certain DC politicians & “Iran experts” By criticizing Trump, you are literally encouraging the regime in Iran.
  • FLASHBACK: In 2011, Pelosi Says Obama “Did Not Need Authorization” To Use Force In Libya

    01/09/2020 2:44:00 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/9/2020 | Staff
    Flashback to 2011 when now Speaker of the House Pelosi said Obama "did not need authorization" to use force in Libya. This contrasts with her current criticism of President Trump's decision to kill Iranian terrorist leader Qasem Soleimani. ...
  • Yes, Obama Helped Fund the Iranian Regime

    01/09/2020 9:20:00 AM PST · by bitt · 33 replies
    National Review ^ | David Harsanyi
    In his address to the nation this morning, Donald Trump asserted that the ballistic missiles that targeted the al-Assad and Erbil bases in Iraq yesterday were paid for using “funds made available by the last administration.” Few things irritate media fact checkers more than Trump’s accusation that Obama helped fund the Iranian regime and its terror apparatus. Probably because it’s completely true. Now, we don’t really know that Obama’s ransom payments to Iran in 2016 subsidized those specific ballistic missiles, but we do know that money is fungible — especially when you have access to small denominations of European cash...
  • Trump Pins Some Blame On Obama For Iran's Missile Attack. Should He Have?

    01/09/2020 8:22:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Powerline ^ | 01/09/2020 | Paul Mirengoff
    Trump pins some blame on Obama for missile attack. Should he have? During his address to the nation this morning about the situation with Iran, President Trump said the ballistic missiles that targeted two U.S. air bases in Iraq were paid for using “funds made available by the last administration.” This assertion enraged Democrats and their media allies such as the Washington Post.Is their outrage justified? I see two issues here. The first is whether President Trump should be calling out his predecessor, especially at a time when national unity (however slender the hope for it may be) is particularly...
  • John Kerry: It Is an ‘Outright Lie’ by Trump That Iran Was Given $150 Billion

    01/09/2020 6:15:43 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 122 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/09/2020 | Pam Key
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” former Secretary of State John Kerry commented on President Donald Trump’s speech earlier in the day. Trump said the Obama administration’s “foolish Iran nuclear deal was signed in 2013, and they were given $150 billion, not to mention $1.8 billion in cash.”
  • Susan Rice rips Trump for accusing Obama admin of funding Iran missiles: 'Despicable lies'

    01/09/2020 2:27:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 73 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/08/20 | Tal Axelrod
    Susan Rice, who served as national security adviser during the Obama administration, fired back Wednesday at President Trump for accusing President Obama of providing Iran with funds that were ultimately used to launch missiles at U.S. personnel in Iraq. Rice dismissed Trump’s claims that the U.S. gave Iran $150 billion in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, noting that the funds were in fact Iranian money that was frozen as a result of the deal. “This is another series of despicable lies by President Trump,” Rice said on MSNBC. “The fact that … three years after taking office he remains obsessed...
  • ‘Fast And Furious’ Gunman Who Killed US Border Patrol Agent (Brian Terry) Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

    01/08/2020 6:37:47 PM PST · by BeauBo · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 08, 2020 | JASON HOPKINS
    One of the Mexican gunmen who killed a U.S. Border Patrol agent, consequently sparking the Obama administration’s “Fast and Furious” scandal, was sentenced to life in prison. U.S. District Judge David C. Bury on Wednesday sentenced Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes to life in federal prison for first-degree murder. The sentencing follows Osorio-Arellanes’s involvement in a 2010 border shootout between Mexican gunmen and U.S. officials, resulting in the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry... Osorio-Arellanes fled the scene and evaded justice for many years. However, Mexican authorities arrested him in 2017 in Chihuahua. He was extradited to the U.S. in 2018 and...
  • Donald Trump blames Barack Obama for giving Iran the cash to buy missiles flung at U.S. bases—as he offers to 'embrace peace' and claims Tehran is 'standing down' but warns of 'hypersonic weapons' and 'lethal and fast' attacks

    01/08/2020 6:20:14 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 15:40 EST, 8 January 2020 | David Martosko, Emily Crane, Leah Simpson and Chris Pleasance
    Donald Trump blamed Barack Obama on Wednesday for supplying Iran with the money to purchase a torrent of missiles fired at American military positions Tuesday night. “The missiles fired last night at us and our allies were paid for with the funds made available by the last administration,” he said, citing $150 billion in frozen assets that the previous president released and $1.5 billion flown by the U.S. to Tehran. […] “Our missiles are big, powerful, accurate, lethal and fast,” he said, sending a warning in nearly the same breath as an olive branch. “Under construction are many hypersonic missiles,”...
  • Russiagate Investigation Now Endangers Obama

    12/30/2019 9:04:47 AM PST · by Red Badger · 68 replies
    Strategic Culture Foundation ^ | December 29, 2019 | Eric Zuesse
    Former US President Barack Obama is now in severe legal jeopardy, because the Russiagate investigation has turned 180 degrees; and he, instead of the current President, Donald Trump, is in its cross-hairs. The biggest crime that a US President can commit is to try to defeat American democracy (the Constitutional functioning of the US Government) itself, either by working with foreign powers to take it over, or else by working internally within America to sabotage democracy for his or her own personal reasons. Either way, it’s treason (crime that is intended to, and does, endanger the continued functioning of the...
  • Jack Keane on Iran standoff: Trump using economic pressure to bring Tehran to negotiating table

    01/08/2020 2:10:57 PM PST · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 8, 2020 | Joshua Nelson
    After President Trump declared that Iran “appears to be standing down” in the wake of Tuesday's missile strikes on Iraqi airbases, Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane said that Trump had executed a diplomatic strategy that could enable the U.S. to negotiate with Iran without further military action. “It changed from the strategy of appeasement under the Obama administration to confrontation using economic pressure to do that,” Keane told “The Daily Briefing” Wednesday. “The American people should be extremely grateful and happy,” Trump said in an address to the nation from the White House the morning after the...
  • Trump Goes There: ‘The Missiles Fired Last Night at Us Were Paid For by the Funds Given to Iran by the Obama Administration’

    01/08/2020 9:21:21 AM PST · by White MAGA Man · 38 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 8, 2020 | Cristina Laila
    President Trump addressed the nation Wednesday morning following the Iranian missile attacks that hit US facilities in Iraq. The President called out Barack Obama for the sham nuke deal that gave Iran $150 billion. Trump also blasted Obama for the additional $1.8 billion in cash that he delivered to Iran in unmarked cargo planes on wooden pallets. President Trump said the missiles that were fired last night were funded by the Obama Administration. The garbage nuke deal wasn’t worth the paper is was written on (Obama never required Iranian leaders to sign the nuke deal).
  • Wait. Didn't Obama's 'Amazing' Shrink-Wrapped 'Iran Deal' Outlaw the Missiles the Ayatollah Used?

    01/08/2020 7:51:09 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/08/2020 | Victoria Taft
    That's an excellent question, one that many people may be asking right about now.Word on the tweet is that the Ayatollah Khameini is going all LBJ and picking targets at U.S. positions in Iraq in 2020 with his missiles. We're told the Supreme Leader is commanding the targeting of the missiles. This photo allegedly shows Iran Leader personally overseeing IRGC missile launch against US bases in Iraq— Reza Khaasteh (@Khaaasteh) January 8, 2020 But it turns out that photo is from 2014. This photo was taken during 2014 IRGC Aerospace Force exhibition not today.— MxPerception (@mxperception) January 8,...
  • This 2015 Tweet From General Flynn About Soleimani is One Reason Why the Deep State Targeted Flynn For Ruin

    01/07/2020 1:28:06 PM PST · by White MAGA Man · 19 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 7, 2020 | Cristina Laila
    General Flynn was targeted by the Deep State for ruin because he dared question the criminal and corrupt terrorist-appeasing Obama Administration. In 2015, General Flynn called out the corrupt Obama Admin for the Iran nuke deal (JCPA) that was created on July 14, 2015 Israel was also reportedly close to assassinating Soleimani back in 2015, but the Obama Admin tipped off Iran to Israel’s plan.
  • HUD seeks to roll back Obama rule on housing desegregation

    01/07/2020 11:46:45 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 7, 2020 | Juliet Linderman and Hope Yen
    The Trump administration took steps Tuesday to roll back an Obama-era rule intended to ensure that communities confront and address racial segregation in housing, saying local governments have been overburdened by the requirements. The proposed Department of Housing and Urban Development rule would redefine fair housing standards to place more emphasis on improving housing choice rather than reducing discrimination. It would reduce regulatory burdens and eliminate the assessment tool used to map racial segregation under the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule. According to HUD, simplifying the process for cities to meet fair housing requirements would help them meet their...
  • FLASHBACK: Iranian Lawmaker: Obama Granted Citizenship to 2500 Iranians During Nuclear Talks — Including Family Members of Regime Officials

    01/07/2020 10:55:23 AM PST · by bitt · 17 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/7/2020 | Jim Hoft
    On Friday morning the United States killed General Qassim Soleimani, a top commander of Iran’s al-Quds Force, in an airstrike at Baghdad’s International Airport. The strike also killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iran-backed militias known as the Popular Mobilization Forces. Seven people were reportedly killed in the airstrike. The Iranian regime is threatening retaliation against the United States following the death of their terror leader. On Sunday the Iranian Regime offered an $80 million bounty for anyone who brings in the head of President Donald Trump for killing Qassam Soleimani. And on Tuesday the Iranian parliament allocated...
  • Exclusive Video: Mass Stampede at Qasem Soleimani Funeral Causes 40 Deaths

    01/07/2020 5:24:46 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 16 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 01.07.2020 | Alex Hall
    Qassem Soleimani to the millions of people of Iran, Iraq, Syria and the Middle East, was known as the butcher of families & the destroyer of cities. But for the Democrats, he was innocent and President Trump was the one that killed an innocent man, but the forget that Soleimani was responsible for at least 600 US soldier deaths in Iraq. Today a mass stampede by mourners at the funeral of Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani caused 40 deaths and injuries to 213 others on Tuesday morning, Iran state media reports.
  • Iranian Member of Parliament Confirms Obama Granted Citizenship to 2,500 Iranians Ahead of Nuclear Deal

    01/06/2020 3:56:46 PM PST · by USA Conservative · 72 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 07.02.2018 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Every day the American people learn more and more about how corrupt and evil the Obama administration really was!! An Iranian member of Parliament confirmed that the Obama administration granted citizenship to approximately 2,500 Iranians -including family members of politicians and other VIPs- in the run-up to the Iranian nuclear agreement. Via Fox News: “He claimed it was done as a favor to senior Iranian officials linked to President Hassan Rouhani, and he alleged the move sparked a competition among Iranian officials over whose children would benefit from the scheme.”
  • Obama, 2015: “Iran will be and should be a regional power”

    01/07/2020 2:13:50 AM PST · by Ezequiel Doiny · 7 replies
    Arutz 7 ^ | Jan 03, 2020 | Ezequiel Doiny
    Obama, 2015: “Iran will be and should be a regional power” Yes, Obama actually said that. The video is below. On April 4, 2015 Michael Kelley wrote in Business Insider "Iran’s military mastermind also directed 'a network of militant groups that killed hundreds of Americans in Iraq,' as detailed by Dexter Filkins in The New Yorker." "Consequently, the idea of working in parallel to Suleimani was one that the Obama administration does not want to acknowledge. “'There’s just no way that the US military can actively support an offensive led by Suleimani,' Christopher Harmer, a former aviator in the...
  • WTH? Soleimani’s Daughter Threatens Death to US Soldiers — Voice of America Says She’s a US Citizen?!

    01/06/2020 6:27:49 PM PST · by bitt · 109 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/6/2020 | Jim Hoft
    Qassem Soleimani’s 28-year-old daughter spoke on Monday at her father’s funeral. Zeinab Soleimani is posting threats of suicide attacks following her father’s death. Qassem Soleimani suicide brigade was formed to avenge the killing of the Iranian terror leader. Zainab Soleimani is reportedly an American citizen. ‘Voice of America’ confirms that #Soleimani’s daughter is a #US citizen herself and sworn om American flag! — Afshin Ismaeli (@afshin_ismaeli) January 6, 2020