Secret Obama-Era Deal With Iran Derails Key Sanctions on Iran’s Propaganda Network

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on April 22, 2016

The Trump administration waived key sanctions on Iran’s main propaganda network last month, causing outrage among Iranian dissidents and administration insiders who tracked the effort to a little known Obama-era side deal with Iran that bars these sanctions from being implemented, according to multiple sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

Congress Concerned Another Obama ‘Secret Deal’ With Iran Derailed New Sanctions on Tehran

Iranian students protest at the University of Tehran during a demonstration driven by anger over economic problems

The Trump administration State Department is working to suppress new sanctions on Iran’s propaganda network that were promised to be implemented by the White House in response to a wave of protests that have gripped the Islamic Republic for weeks, according to multiple sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about the matter.

Iran Gloats Over ‘Madman’ Trump Saving Nuclear Deal, Waiving Sanctions

Donald Trump speaks about the Iran deal from the Diplomatic Reception room of the White House

Iranian leaders have been taking a victory lap in recent days after President Donald Trump caved to pressure from his top advisers and again waived key sanctions on Tehran in a bid to save the landmark nuclear agreement, according to regional reports and interviews with sources close to the White House.