Hillary Clinton recklessly discussed, in emails hosted on her private server, an Iranian nuclear scientist who was executed by Iran for treason, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Sunday.
“I’m not going to comment on what he may or may not have done for the United States government, but in the emails that were on Hillary Clinton’s private server, there were conversations among her senior advisors about this gentleman,” he said on “Face the Nation.” Cotton was speaking about Shahram Amiri, who gave information to the U.S. about Iran’s nuclear program.
The senator said this lapse proves she is not capable of keeping the country safe.
Iran ‘executes’ nuclear scientist who claimed he was abducted by the CIA
Shahram Amiri claimed he escaped US captors and received hero’s welcome in Iran prior to arrest
An Iranian nuclear scientist who returned to Iran from the US in 2010 after claiming he had been abducted by the CIA has been executed, his family has claimed.
Shahram Amiri’s body was returned to his family five years after he was purportedly arrested in Iran for treason.
Mr Amiri initially went missing in 2009 while on a pilgrimage to Mecca. A year later, videos apparently made in the US surfaced, in which Mr Amiri claimed he had been kidnapped and held in a house where he was put under “intense psychological pressure to reveal sensitive information”.