U.S. journalist Jason Rezaian gestures next to his wife Yeganeh Salehi as he poses for media people in front of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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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.Senator Bob Corker is the first U.S. senator to confirm reports by Reuters that there was a link between the Obama administration's delaying sanctions over Iran's ballistic missile program and efforts to free Americans held prisoner there.He had hoped that the ballistic sanctions would be imposed before the nuclear sanctions were lifted.
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