The Smoking Gun? New Claims Leaked Video PROVES Obama Paid $400 Million To Release Iran Hostages!

Aug. 8 2016, Updated 5:27 p.m. ET

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A newly posted video shows the "pallets of cash" the Obama administration sent to Iran before a hostage exchange in January. Is it proof of a payoff?

The $400 million payment made headlines over the last week after it was revealed that the Obama administration secretly airlifted the cash to Tehran as four Americans taken prisoner by Iran were freed.

President Obama tackled the issue head-on, publicly addressing the outrage and claiming the money sent over in January was intended to settle a debt from a failed arms deal signed in 1979.

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Saeed Abedini, one of the four American hostages released by the Iranian government then claimed one of his captors revealed to him that they were "waiting for another plane, and if that plane takes off, then we're going to let you go."

But the new footage, posted by BBC reporter Hadi Nili on Twitter blatantly shows the cash piled up.

The clip was taken from an Iranian documentary that originally aired in the country in February. Nili tweeted that the pallets of cash was "just part of the 'expensive price' to release Americans."

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sounded off on the issue, claiming he saw footage of the plane arriving in Iran and proceeded to bash Hillary Clinton for playing a major role in the deal tweeting, "Our incompetent Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, was the one who started talks to give 400 million dollars, in cash, to Iran. Scandal!"

Watch the video above and weigh in in the comments!

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