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Whistleblowers Allege John Kerry Blocked FBI from Arresting Iranian Agents

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An exclusive report by Fox News reveals the Obama-Biden State Department “actively interfered” to prevent the FBI from arresting individuals illegally in the US who allegedly supported Iran to develop weapons of mass destruction.

Whistleblowers reportedly told Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson, according to a Fox News. Grassley also posted a news release on his senate website exposing the allegations

Gabriel Noronha, a former Special Advisor to the US State Department on Iran from 2019-2021, posted portions of the letters Grassley, R-Iowa, and Johnson, R-Wis sent to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Attorney General Merrick Garland, on social media.

The Whistleblowers’ emails reveal John Kerry blocked the FBI and DOJ from arresting Iranian terrorists and agents on US soil in order to protect his Iran deal.

There are reports that Grassley and Johnson received unclassified and legally protected whistleblower disclosures revealing what they alleged as “then-Secretary of State John Kerry actively interfered with the Federal Bureau of Investigation executing arrest warrants on individuals in the US illegally supporting Iranian efforts, including financial efforts, to develop weapons of mass destruction and its ballistic missile program.”

This allegedly took place in the backdrop of crucial talks and dealings for the Iran nuclear deal when the Obama-Biden administration vowed to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

The senators alleging then-Secretary of State John Kerry repeatedly halted FBI arrests of high- risk Iranians during negotiations with Tehran.

Grassley has been a known critic and skeptic of the Iran nuclear deal, stating publicly that it would not increase national security in the US.

According to senators, Grassley and Johnson, “the records show that Justice Department and FBI leadership, to include then-Attorney General Lynch and then-FBI Director Comey, failed to take the necessary steps to stop Kerry’s obstructive efforts against law enforcement.”

In the letter, it’s alleged that “unclassified FBI email records from August 25, 2017, detailed at least eight instances connected to the Iran deal where the “FBI/DOJ/USG could have moved forward with the cases but the State Department chose to block them.”

It’s alleged by the senators that records indicate that in six of these instances, the FBI lost the opportunity to arrest the main subject.

One of the men, according to the email, was “on the Terrorism Watch List” and another “returned to Iran.”

“The email further says that in another instance the State Department “blocked [FBI’s] plan to arrest while the subject was mid-flight and the subject was forced to leave the US immediately upon arrival,” according to the letter uncovered by Fox News.

Grassley wrote that the failure to arrest was due to “political reasons.”

An email from May 3, 2016, described tensions between the AG Loretta Lynch and Kerry, stating that “Kerry packed up his stuff and rushed out without engaging with the AG at all. ”

Grassley and Johnson wrote that the records provided to their office reportedly show that the “Obama/Biden administration’s State Department, under the leadership of John Kerry, actively and persistently interfered with FBI operations pertaining to lawful arrests of known terrorists, members of Iranian proliferation networks, and other criminals providing material support for Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.”

“The records also show that DOJ and FBI leadership apparently allowed it to happen until the Trump administration altered course.”

Iran International has reached out to the FBI and US State Department for comment.