Wife Of Pastor Freed In Iran Just Demolished The Right-Wing Criticism Of Obama’s Actions

by JAMESON PARKER – Ever since President Obama made history with a groundbreaking nuclear disarmament deal with Iran, Republican lawmakers have tried to undermine the nature of the agreement by pointing to several American citizens who were still languishing in the country’s prison. They argued that no deal can truly be reached until Iran released the imprisoned Americans. That all changed on Saturday, January 16, when the Obama administration pulled off yet another victory: Securing the release of five American prisoners, who will now get to return to their families. This is great news, right? Apparently, not if you are a conservative politician. Rather than celebrate, Republicans – still allergic to acknowledging Obama’s accomplishments, no matter how uncontroversial – whined and complained. Donald Trump, the current Republican front-runner, even suggested the prisoners should have stayed in Iranian prison because it was a bad deal. “They’re getting seven people, so essentially...

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President Obama Humiliates GOP As Iran Releases Prisoners Before Nuclear Deal Goes Into Effect

by STEPHEN D FOSTER JR – Republicans have once again been made to look like the fools they are as Iran releases the Washington Post reporter they attempted to use as a bargaining chip in an effort to sabotage President Obama’s nuclear deal. President Obama must have been laughing hysterically this morning after news broke of Iran finally releasing Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and several others, including pastor Saeed Abedini and former marine Amir Hekmati, from their imprisonment in exchange for the release of Iranians who were imprisoned by the United States for violating sanctions. The release of these Iranian-Americans comes just before the nuclear deal goes into effect as the United States government prepares to lift economic sanctions that have been crippling Iran over the years. As you’ll recall, Republicans shamelessly attempted to tie any deal with Iran to the immediate release of Rezaian and the others, demanding...

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