No evidence that Obama secretly granted citizenship to 2500 Iranians as part of nuclear agreement


President Donald Trump repeated a viral claim from conservative media that President Barack Obama granted U.S. citizenship to 2,500 Iranians, including family members of government officials, as part of the Iran nuclear agreement reached in 2015. "Iranian Official Drops Bombshell: Obama secretly gave citizenship to 2,500 Iranians as part of nuke deal," said a July 2 headline on Diamond and Silk, who are pro-Trump activists. Facebook users flagged this story as part of efforts to combat false news and misinformation on Facebook's News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Facebook.) The story was largely lifted from Fox News and repeated …

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