State Dept.: Missing video revealing Iran deal deception was a ‘glitch’

State Dept.: Missing video revealing Iran deal deception was a ‘glitch’

The director of State Department press relations told reporters Tuesday that a glitch was likely responsible for the mysterious disappearance of a portion of video from a press briefing in 2013 that reportedly shows the Obama administration deceiving the media and public to sell the Iran nuclear deal.

Elizabeth Trudeau was responding to a story that Fox News’ James Rosen reported the night before on how the administration had campaigned extensively to deceive the media and the American people about key aspects of the Iran agreement. In his report, Rosen said he just learned that video from the State Department’s press briefing on December 2, 2013, had, with the use of a white flash, been deleted from the department’s website and its Youtube channel.

In the deleted clip, Rosen described that he confronted spokeswoman Jen Psaki about the “false statement” made by her predecessor, Victoria Nuland, that the United States and Iran were not engaged in secret nuclear negotiations in early 2013.

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