U.S. senator was told of link between Iran sanctions, prisoners

Townhall.com Staff
Posted: Jan 20, 2016 2:30 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When implementation of the Iran nuclear pact was looming and a secret prisoner swap deal in the works, Obama administration officials called the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in early January to ask him to put a hold on calls for sanctions over Tehran's missile test, the senator told Reuters.