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Trump slams U.S. payment to Iran as Obama 'lie'

Sunday, August 07, 2016 - 01:29

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Windham, New Hampshire, says a $400 million payment from the U.S. to Iran is going to be used for ''terror.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump accused the Obama administration of lying about a $400 million dollar payment to Iran, after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry denied the money was used to free hostages and aid the U.S. does not pay ransom. Trump said had seen a clip showing a plane carrying some of five Americans who were freed from Iran in January. Critics of the Obama administration have said a $400 million payment in cash to Iran amounted to a ransom in exchange for the freeing of American prisoners in January, but President Barack Obama has defended the payment as a release of frozen funds that followed an international nuclear agreement with Iran.

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Trump slams U.S. payment to Iran as Obama 'lie'

Sunday, August 07, 2016 - 01:29