CNN Reporter Repeatedly Defends Obama’s Iran Ransom Payment (VIDEO)

John Berman

The Obama administration shipped pallets of cash to Iran in the middle of the night at the same time hostages were being released by the Middle Eastern nation, yet his palace guards in the media are defending this.

John Berman of CNN recently bent over backwards to make this look like no big deal.

NewsBusters reported:

CNN’s Berman Runs To The Defense of Obama White House’s $400 Million to Iran

On Thursday’s New Day, CNN’s John Berman did his best to defend the Obama administration’s secret shipment of $400 million to Iran right before the Islamist regime released four American prisoners. Former Rep. Mike Rogers criticized the payment, but Berman countered that “the President…said money was going there…We did not have the details about the plane…the euros — things like that.” He later underlined, “Isn’t the key to diplomacy…that everyone gets to declare victory?…don’t you try to strike a deal, where Iran can say one thing happened; and the United States can say the other thing?”

The anchor brought on Rogers and The Daily Beast’s Kimberly Dozier for their take on the hundreds of millions to Iran. Berman first asked the former Republican politician, “We knew that the Iranians were getting money when this deal was struck. So what’s the key issue now to you?” Rogers replied, in part, that “it’s dangerous to set this precedent that there will be money exchanged — either through a wink and a nod and a black bag in the dark of the night — for American hostages.” He also pointed out that “this may be in violation of our own sanctions rules.”

Watch the video:

Do you think the media would be defending a Republican president who did this?

Of course not, it would be the scandal of the century.


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