On January 17, 2016, a cargo plane with $400 million in foreign currencies on a pallet was secretly sent to Iran.
This was the same day the Iranian regime released four American hostages held in Tehran.
L to R: Matt Trevithick (Photo Credit Robin Wright) Amir Hekmati, Jason Rezaian (Photo Credit AP), Saeed Abedini (News 4).
Barack Obama told reporters this was not a ransom.
US officials held the ransom cash until the hostages were released.
Obama may have given the Iranian regime as much as $33.6 billion.
In less than three years into the agreement the Iranians were caught cheating and building nukes.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed a cache of documents he says proves Iran lied to the world about its nuclear program for years, even after the 2015 nuclear deal with the world.
“Iran did not come clean about its nuclear program,” Netanyahu said in a prime time address in English. Iran, for its part, blasted the speech as “propaganda.”
Presenting 55,000 pages of documents and 183 CDs, Netanyahu said Iran hid an “atomic archive” of documents on its nuclear program.