Ash Carter Distances Military from Obama’s $400M Taxpayer Ransom Payment to Iran

‘It’s not a Defense Department matter, it’s been a State Department matter’

BAIER: "Iran. Were you consulted in any aspect of this deal with the $400 million and getting it to Tehran?"
CARTER: "It's not a Defense Department matter, it's been a State Department matter, so I can't add anything to what you've heard from the State Department or the White House."
 

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