Why wouldn’t Obama feel comfortable be stonewalling? He feels very confident Congress isn’t going to do a single thing about it. He knows full well the media will drop the issue in about a week or two. Oh, and they’ll call it “old news” if you dare to bring it up. By the time he leaves office everyone will swear this never ever happened anyway.


The structured transfers of $1.3 billion from a Treasury slush fund remain shrouded in mystery. ‘Confidentiality”? Yes, that’s the State Department’s story on why the Obama administration is stonewalling the American people regarding the president’s illegal and increasingly suspicious Iransom payoff. The administration refuses to divulge any further information about the $1.7 billion the president acknowledges paying the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism.

Grilled on Wednesday about how Obama managed to pay the final $1.3 billion installment — particularly given the president’s claim that it is not possible to send Tehran a check or wire-transfer — State Department spokesman Mark Toner decreed that the administration would continue “withholding this information” in order “to protect confidentiality.”

Whose confidentiality? The mullahs’? That of the intermediaries the president used? Whose privacy takes precedence over our right to know how Obama funneled our money to our enemies? More