GOP Sens Ramp Up Call on Biden to Freeze $6B to Iran

Posted on AllSides October 10th, 2023
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A group of 20 Republican senators are calling on the Biden administration to freeze the $6 billion in Iranian funds that were released from South Korean accounts in September as part of a hostage exchange with Tehran.

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., wrote a letter Monday signed by herself and 19 of her colleagues to President Joe Biden, citing a Wall Street Journal report that Iran was behind Hamas' attack on Israel over the weekend that led to the death of at least 900 Israelis and at least 11 Americans. Many more were taken hostage...

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