House Progressives Slam Pompeo and Mnuchin For Coronavirus Crisis in Iran
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Matthew Petti


The Trump administration is pursuing maximum pressure against the Iranian economy, but it’s causing problems at home.

Nine members of Congress signed a letter on Monday calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to “substantially suspend sanctions on Iran in a humanitarian gesture to the Iranian people” amid the growing coronavirus crisis there.

The Trump administration insists that its “super-maximum economic pressure” campaign...

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