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Was Obama caught in a lie once again about sending money to Iran....What is this guy up to?!

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posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 11:34 AM
You remember all the hoopla about the pallet load of "laundered" cash showing up on pallets in Iran, sent by the U.S. administration, circumvented through Switzerland and the Netherlands, then sent through intermediary European central banks. It was $400,000,000!

The total handed over to Iran altogether (that we know about) turned out to be $1.7 billion dollars after which receiving, Iran announced they were going to expand their military and defense budget by almost that exact amount.

The reason Obama gave for sending the 400 million dollars in cash was that Iran, under sanctions, could not access the international banking system. Obama said, “[T]he reason that we had to give them cash is precisely because we are so strict in maintaining sanctions and we do not have a banking relationship with Iran that we couldn’t send them a check and we could not wire the money.”

Well, it turns out that on at least two occasions prior to this, money had been wired to Iran with no problem. Once in July of 2015, $848,000 was wired to the Islamic republic for some settled claim over architectural drawings and fossils that are now housed in a Tehran museum.

Then again, last April, $9 million was wired to them for removal of 32 metric tons of heavy water which is used to produce plutonium. This wire was made after partial sanctions were lifted in the implementation of the nuclear agreement.

So, the bullspit argument that we didn't have a way to get the $400,000,000 to them any way but cash is totally bogus!

Here's what Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma said:

“Oh, I don’t have any question that Iran wants the money in cash because they wanted it faster than what a wire transfer would be and it’s fungible,” Lankford said. “They announced pretty quickly afterward that they were expanding their defense and their military budget by $1.7 billion dollars, an exact amount that we had just sent over to them. So I don’t think that was accidental.”

“But when you give cash, we can’t track,” he continued. “Did that go to Hezbollah? Did that go to the Russians? Did that go to the coup in Yemen? There’s no way to be able to track that.”

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 11:41 AM
The word "again" implies he was caught lying about it in the past. He never lied about it. Trump told lies about what he thought it was but of course having gotten his information from Breitbart he was wrong. As usual.

Anyone still backing the story that it was anything other than Iran's own money being returned to them is an idiot. Plain and simple.

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 11:48 AM
Since when would putting cash in packages and taking that cash to the airport and then flying that cash from Europe to Iran 12 hours away be faster than sitting at a computer and hitting a few keys. I've done hundreds of international wire transfers I know.

Oh and so no surprise he brings up non issues and sews seeds of doubt.
edit on 9182016 by Sillyolme because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 11:50 AM
Oh no...

Iran upped their military spending by a whopping $1.7b...

Only another $674b to go to match the pitiful United States armed forces.

I hope it does all go to Hezbollah & the Yemen coup...

They are the only solid forces fighting the Zio-Saudi takeover of the entire region.

Not to mention the 200 illegal Israeli nukes pointed at Tehran per Colin Powell's email leaks.

You're suckers.
Siding with the globalists.
& you don't even know it.

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 11:55 AM
I'm not surprised Obama has been engaged in lying.

Lying is one of his best chokepoints.

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 12:05 PM
a reply to: Hazardous1408

So, in your opinion, it is perfectly okay if not downright commendable, that Obama lie and bolster Iran's military ability through cash payments (which cannot be traced), in order for them to grow stronger so they can bring down our allies in the region and expand their influence throughout the region.

But, on top of going against US policy, he lies about it.

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 12:07 PM
a reply to: queenofswords


Your "allies" are the true Terror States of the world.
Only one missing is North Korea.

Yes Obama is a liar.
He is also a murderer.

I'm not gonna defend him.
But you have to see the bigger picture.

That money, which is Iran's anyways, is dwarfed by the taxes you pay towards the ethnic cleansing in Palestine & Yemen.

If you think Obama doesn't know where his bread is buttered your naive really.

He will always back the Zio-Saudi alliance. & so will the next President.

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 12:10 PM
a reply to: xuenchen

Says you. For the past eight years. Only four months and your signature is expired.
Then it will be what will Hillary do next and another eight years of you crying about her as president.

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 12:14 PM
a reply to: Hazardous1408

That money, which is Iran's anyways, is dwarfed by the taxes you pay towards the ethnic cleansing in Palestine & Yemen.

If you think Obama doesn't know where his bread is buttered your naive really.

He will always back the Zio-Saudi alliance. & so will the next President.

That is debatable and a matter of perspective and opinion. Post a few links to irrefutable evidential sources, if you like.

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 12:30 PM
a reply to: queenofswords

Evidence for which part?

We know it was Iran's money.
We know Obama is a liar.
We know he is a murderer.
We know Israel receive about $4b per year in US tax payer money.
We know the US sells arms to Saudi Arabia.
We know they're both aggressors trying to control the region for geopolitical purposes.

& we sure as sh*t know that no US president is ever gonna turn their back on Israel or Saudi Arabia barring some Israeli Samson Option attack or a collapse in Saudi's Oul dominance in the Middle East.

Which are both likely to never happen unless the true Messiah becomes President.

Sources are not gonna tell you anything different than I have said.
They'll just have their own spin.

What you should do is watch a few documentaries about Israel & then Saudi Arabia.
Much more informative.

You have no obligation to watch them.
But if you want both sides of the story then you will do your due diligence.

Point being, to keep to the topic, Obama may have lied, that's expected...
But don't expect him to do any favours for Iran like he does with our "allies".

Yes our, because Britians foreign policy is no better.

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 03:15 PM
a reply to: queenofswords

Politicians do not lie. The media and kool aid drinkers can take the words/lies spoken from the politicians and twist them to fit their own narrative/reality. Honor, integrity, truth, morals and principles are but a thing of the past.

posted on Sep, 18 2016 @ 07:17 PM
a reply to: queenofswords

Of course he lied. He was talking! And, yeah, he lied, in this case, too. This was a payoff, to help them build their military, because supporting our enemies is what he does best. Always has been.

posted on Sep, 28 2016 @ 07:58 PM

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