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FILE - In this Friday, June 18, 2021 file photo, Ebrahim Raisi, a candidate in Iran's presidential elections waves to the media after casting his vote at a polling station in Tehran, Iran. The Biden administration is lashing out at Iran for accusing it of delaying a proposed prisoner swap to force a quick resumption of paused indirect nuclear talks. The State Department on Saturday, July 17, 2021 slammed as “outrageous” comments made by Iran's deputy foreign minister who blamed the U.S. and Britain for the delay. A sixth round of nuclear talks ended last month without agreement ahead of Iran's presidential election won by Ebrahim Raisi. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

GOP senators warn Biden not to host Iranian president in D.C.

A group of Senate Republicans are warning Joe Biden’s officials against hosting the new Iranian president in Washington D.C. The GOP senators sent a letter to Biden Tuesday night, noting President Ebrahim Raisi led the 1988 “death commission” and actively advanced political repressions against his own people.