It appears that now the Obama Administration is back-peddling after vehemently denying that the recent exchange of $400 Million dollars to Iran was not a “Ransom”. Now a report from the AP is stating that The State Department is now admitting that the $400 million cash payment to Iran was contingent on the release of American prisoners. Spokesman

John Kirby says negotiations over the United States’ returning Iranian money from a decades-old account was conducted separately from the prisoner talks. But he says the U.S. withheld delivery of the cash as leverage until the U.S. citizens had left Iran. CONTINUE