‘Biden Funded These Attacks’: GOP Critics Slam Administration for Empowering Iran as Israel Reels from Hamas Invasion

The historic attack on Israel comes just weeks after the Biden administration agreed to unfreeze $6 billion in frozen Iranian oil revenue in exchange for the release of five American prisoners. While the Biden administration insisted that the revenue could only be used for humanitarian purposes, Iranian leaders made clear after the deal closed that they would use the revenue how they sought fit.

As Iran is Hamas’ primary financial backer, a number of influential Republicans lawmakers and primary candidates swiftly drew a connection between the administration’s indulgent approach to the anti-American regime and the terrorist organization’s willingness and ability to carry out its most complex and sprawling operation in decades.