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Report: Iran Rejected Secretly Offered Trump Admin Channel for Talks on Prisoners

A new report from the Wall Street Journal found that the Trump administration secretly reached out to the Iranian regime in December and proposed creating a direct channel with them to negotiate for the release of U.S. and Iranian nationals being held by both countries in what would be a potential prisoner swap.

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White House Secretly Dismissed $10 Million Jury Judgment to Make Iran Deal Work

Reuters reports Wednesday that part of the deal to secure the release of American prisoners in Iran involved the Administration throwing out a $10 million claim from a Maryland jury against an Iranian-American defendant, even though the defendant himself did not want to be part of the deal.

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Iran Deal Can Only Be Enforced, Not Undone

Implementation Day arrived January 16. From now on, the Iran deal is a geopolitical reality–until it expires in about a decade, of course.

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Democrat Toni Atkins Leads California Trade Mission to Cuba

Following intensive efforts from U.S. President Obama to re-establish relations and the flow of commerce with the communist nation Cuba, nine Democrat California legislators along with academics and state agricultural representatives are making a pilgrimage to the notoriously oppressive nation.