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September 6, 2016 9:19 am

Congress Tries to Block Obama Admin From Giving Iran Billions in ‘Ransom’ Payment

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President Barack Obama. Photo: Pete Souza/White House.

President Barack Obama. Photo: Pete Souza/White House.

Congress is set to consider new legislation that would block the Obama administration from awarding Iran billions of US taxpayer dollars in what many describe as a ransom payment, according to a copy of the legislation obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) will introduce on Tuesday new legislation that would prohibit the Obama administration from moving forward with all payments to Iran, according to the bill, which would also force Iran to return billions of dollars in US funds that have already been delivered to Tehran by the White House.

Read full story at The Washington Free Beacon.

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