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Fox Business: Yellen mulling new sanctions against Iran – but Kirby says no evidence Iran has done anything to deserve it

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 14: U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen delivers a keynote address during the second annual Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Conference at the Treasury Department on September 14, 2023 in Washington, DC. The event features keynote speeches and panel discussions on topics relevant to the work of CFIUS. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Can the Biden White House make up its mind?

On Wednesday afternoon spokesman Admiral John Kirby is at the podium in the White House press room saying that there is no evidence of Iran’s involvement in the Hamas attack on Israel.

Meanwhile, Fox Business is leading with this headline: https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/yellen-warns-iran-nothing-off-table-us-weighs-new-sanctions

Yellen warns Iran nothing ‘off the table’ as US weighs new sanctions 

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says US not ruling out new sanctions against Iran

FB reports:

“Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Wednesday the U.S. is not ruling out new sanctions against Iran if evidence emerges that the country was involved in the unprecedented attack on Israel by Hamas militants. 

The Biden administration freed up roughly $6 billion in Iranian oil sale revenue as part of a prisoner swap between Washington and Tehran that took place in September. Republican lawmakers have heavily criticized the move amid the recent eruption of violence in the Middle East and have called on the White House to re-freeze the money. 

Yellen, speaking at the annual International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings in Marrakesh, Morocco, said the money has not been spent and could be re-frozen.”

All of which begs the obvious question: why in the world is the Biden White House giving anything at all to Iran? The Obama administration followed the same path as well, sending along $1.7 billion in cash to the mullahs of Iran.

The equally obvious answer is today’s far left presidents have abysmal judgment on foreign policy. And repeatedly funding Iran is Exhibit A.