Senate Intel Chairman Burr Statement on Reported US Payments to Iran

August 3, 2016

WASHINGTON –Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement on reports that the Obama Administration paid Iran $400 million:

"This has been and will continue to be a bad deal for the United States. The administration, including President Obama and Secretary Clinton, is responsible for leading America into a deal that will arm Iran, the number one state sponsor of terrorism."