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GOP Lawmakers Concerned Biden Removed Sanctions To Appease Iran

From: Washington Free Beacon

A group of 33 Republican lawmakers launched an investigation on Thursday into the Biden administration’s decision to remove sanctions earlier this month on entities tied to Iran’s illicit ballistic missile program.

Congressional Republicans suspect the Biden Treasury Department’s decision is part of a package of concessions meant to entice Iran into resuming negotiations aimed at securing a return to the nuclear deal—though senior U.S. officials dispute this claim, saying that the sanctions were removed following an internal legal review. Diplomatic talks with Iran have stalled since the regime inaugurated a new hardline president, Ebrahim Raisi, who demanded America drop all sanctions on the regime before discussions continue. The Biden administration’s Iran envoy, Robert Malley, said last week that the United States is “prepared to remove all of the sanctions that were imposed by the Trump administration.”

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