“This is not the Obama administration…”
“An isolated incident.”
What’s next? Your dog?
“…help the Committee in better understanding these issues.”
“I find each of you a danger to yourself and society.”
Quid pro quo.
Seven years ahead of schedule.
“when you give cash, we can’t track.”
“diplomatic historians and lawyers with expertise in international arbitration struggled to find any similar examples.”
The fruits of paying ransom.
“This was Iran’s money.”
“U.S. officials have said that the prisoner release and cash transfer took place through two separate diplomatic channels.”
It’s the lies, stupid.
“This money was returned for the freedom of the U.S. spy…”
The cash arrived in Tehran’ on the same day the Americans departed.
Old school… literally
Coincidence to prisoner swamp or more?
Money or blood
“Jim believed ’til the end that his country would come to their aid.”
“We don’t rule anything out when it comes to the protection of Americans.”
“There was nothing serious about those efforts.”
The Chicago way?
“Four hundred people a night were coming through here on average.”