New GOP bill would make Biden impose maximum sanctions on Iran

Posted on AllSides October 20th, 2023
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A House Republican wants to leverage congressional action to make the Biden administration enforce U.S. sanctions on Iran following the devastating terror attacks by Hamas in Israel. 

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said that the Biden administration, over the past year, has waived sanctions on Iran which facilitated roughly $50 billion to the country. 

The administration, he said, "has systematically underenforced oil sanctions, freed Iranian funds in Iraq, which are now in Oman," and notoriously waived sanctions on Sept. 11, to release $6 billion in humanitarian funds as part of a prisoner swap...

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