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Exclusive — Rep. Tenney Slams $6B ‘Ransom’ Paid to Tehran: Iranian People’s ‘Blood’ on Biden’s Hands

The Iranian people’s “blood” is on President Joe Biden’s hands, and his administration is responsible for “financing terrorism,” according to Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney of New York, who accused the president of paying “ransom” after the Iranian regime transferred five Iranian-Americans from prison to house arrest in exchange for billions in unfrozen assets.

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Joe Biden Trades Russian Drug Dealer for Release of U.S. Marine Trevor Reed

The United States freed Russian Konstantin Yaroshenko, who was serving a 20-year prison sentence for conspiracy to smuggle cocaine into the United States, as part of the deal to free U.S. Marine Trevor Reed, who was sentenced in 2019 to nine years in prison after Russia accused him of assaulting a police officer after a night of drinking. 

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U.S. Says Only 21 Iranians Pardoned as Tehran Touts 28

Iran’s Foreign Ministry claims that 28 Iranians were released or had charges against them dropped as part of an exchange deal with the U.S. that saw five American hostages freed from the regime’s grip. Iran’s claim conflicts with earlier reports that only 21 Iranians were part of the exchange deal.

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