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Congressional Democrats Tout Aid to Iran in Budget Bill

In a summary of the 2017 budget bill, House Democrats touted provisions that allows the U.S. to pay and even sell aircraft to Iran

Hassan Rouhani

Lost in the mix of announcements heralding a bipartisan spending bill Monday was Congressional Democrats touting a list of provisions both included and excluded from the 2017 fiscal year bill.


Included in the Democrats’ list were three eye-popping bullets of provisions NOT included in the omnibus bill:

Appropriations Democrats Iran

In other words, Democrats are bragging about their efforts to prevent the Trump administration from being as tough as possible on a country well known to be an American foe.