According to newly leaked emails from Friday, the Obama administration and senior officials of the Clinton campaign conducted pro-Iran talking points in an effort to mislead the public about the comprehensive nuclear agreement in the summer of 2015. WikiLeaks has taken responsibility for the massive leak of intel, and throughly exposed the coordination between Hillary’s team and the White House over the falsity of the actual deal.
In an email exchange between White House press liaison Eric Shultz and Clinton campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri, documents included several pages of pro-Iran talking points that were later discovered to contain misleading information. Clinton aides Cheryl Mills, Brian Fallon, and Nick Merrill were also recipients of the exchange.
“American sanctions on Iran—for its support of terrorism, its human rights abuses, and its ballistic missile program—will be fully enforced,” the White House wrote to the Clinton campaign. However, this turned out to a lie — the Obama administration has permitted Iran to perform numerous ballistic missile tests, claiming the tests are not a direct violation of the current sanctions.
“This revelation is further evidence that the Clinton campaign is just an extension of the Obama White House,” said an anonymous senior congressional official familiar with investigations of the Iran Deal. “The fact that senior staff coordinated on selling the disastrous Iran deal is unsurprising but disturbing… These are the very same bogus talking points that [top White House aide] Ben Rhodes bragged were used to mislead Americans about key points of the agreement,” the source added. “As Iran undermines the agreement at every turn, Hillary Clinton conjures up the exact same rationale as the administration to keep the deal in place. Now we know why.”
Many of the facets of the Iran Deal were proved to be misleading. Sen. Tim Kaine, Clinton’s vice presidential running mate, exclaimed in a recent debate that Clinton helped “eliminate the Iranian nuclear weapons program.” This statement was deemed false by ABC News.
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