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Have a new update now about the health of an American pastor being held inside of a brutal or Ronnie in jail.
Lawmakers in Washington demanding the administration take a more active role in this case Jordan secular as the executive director of the American center for law and justice and congressman Trent franks is one of several members of congress signing a letter to the secretary of state John Kerry for more.
Involvement -- -- the congressman a moment here but Jordan how is his health and what have you learned.
Well bill we know for the first time that pastor site has gotten and medical or view doctors examined him.
And he was promised that he would be moved to a hospital outside of the prison.
This all happened this week though there's no indication win.
You'll be moved and you don't trust Iran until it happens but at least there was a medical review confirming what we've been talking about the internal bleeding.
And the refusal to treat that -- anything more than just basically Tylenol you know Jordan I'm wondering are.
Our -- -- is listening to you because you you and others have been on this publicly for some time now.
I think when when you look at all of the actions have taken place.
Recently following the congressional hearing all of the media build up to that hearing.
That the silence from the State Department and now today bill we can report parts used to after the congressional hearing after 550000.
All the Fox News appearances and everywhere there deserves thanks including fox and congressman franks for leading the charge on this -- yet he's he's not out yet though what happened yesterday.
Yesterday at the UN Human Rights Council.
Yesterday the union rights council the US ambassador.
To the council.
-- -- ambassador Donahoe said.
Directly called foresight to release the first pro active statement by our government by the administration.
It at the UN Human Rights Council in front of the country's.
It's called on Iran to release -- site and to treat his medical conditions you know we've met with the State Department Friday after that hearing that they failed to show up that.
And we pressed the medical issue which just seemed eternal light -- on.
This is of course not separate.
But I can't see significant write it could be see again as you -- thank you I appreciate that bit of information there.
-- Trent franks now a member of congress who signed this two page letter along with five other members of congress what are you demanding of John Kerry.
At this point.
Simply to look at the human side of his first and foremost that this is a family this is.
Family that to have children -- -- he'd love to it to tucking in at night and tell stories do I have four year old and home I know that.
The incredible human element of this and this is an American citizen put in Iran in prison.
Simply because he had the nerve to practice its faith.
And at the very core of everything America is is this this notion that for religious freedom is the cornerstone.
Of all other freedoms and that those now that are standing on the bridge of America's you know that's the flagship -- freedom in the world.
Have been found to be completely silent about what what are you heard the the secretary of state to speak up.
And and do what he can't to bring this man home so he can take his little boy.
To see Disneyland what -- that's what we want a secretary Kerry told you I was you respond.
We'll secretary Eric Kerry has not responded to our -- -- the first letter I wrote that we had signed by -- almost ninety members of congress on both sides of the aisle we got no response and certainly he made no public statement calling for sites are released.
And it's astonishing to me finally when the -- the hearing took place he did call.
other Dini and we were we were glad to see that but we still need a clear clarion statement.
From this administration.
That we want -- -- -- back home and you know bill this has a much bigger international consideration.
Iran has grown very bold in a malevolent way not only in -- They -- they were the ones that built the explosive formed penetrator to -- many of our soldiers in Iraq.
They're pursuing nuclear weapons they even had the nerve to.
To be involved in attacks and in Washington DC against embassies here they simply do not have any respect or fear for this administration.
Or toward this administration and I think it has bigger implications in an industry.
You wonder if the message is getting through it if it is true with Jordan just reported about him being move possibly to another jail.
And also this some of the war that was given from the UN administrator just yesterday so.
Trent franks thank a lot of -- helpful thanks Hillary in the George secular as well.
We'll stay on we'll see what we get out of it thank you to both men.
For being with us.
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