U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Suspend Iran Sanctions Relief

(Washington Free Beacon) Morgan Chalfant - A bill that would bar the Obama administration from releasing billions of dollars in sanctions relief to Iran before Tehran pays $43.5 billion it owes to victims of terrorism passed the House in a 251-173 vote Thursday. The bill would compel Iran to pay the legal penalties awarded to U.S. victims of Iranian terrorism and their families by U.S. courts. The White House said that President Obama would veto any legislation preventing the implementation of the nuclear deal.

2015-10-02 00:00:00

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