FILE – Capt. Valery Utkin waves as he walks aboard a new Boeing 787-8 freighter airplane belonging to AirBridgeCargo at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, in SeaTac, Wash., on Oct. 7, 2016. Boeing’s pending sale of 80 new commercial airplanes to Iran is opposed by Republicans in Congress who say U.S. banks and taxpayer dollars shouldn’t assist the company in selling aircraft to a state sponsor of terrorism.
FILE – Capt. Valery Utkin waves as he walks aboard a new Boeing 787-8 freighter airplane belonging to AirBridgeCargo at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, in SeaTac, Wash., on Oct. 7, 2016. Boeing’s pending sale of 80 new commercial airplanes to Iran is opposed by Republicans in Congress who say U.S. banks and taxpayer dollars shouldn’t assist the company in selling aircraft to a state sponsor of terrorism. Elaine Thompson AP
FILE – Capt. Valery Utkin waves as he walks aboard a new Boeing 787-8 freighter airplane belonging to AirBridgeCargo at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, in SeaTac, Wash., on Oct. 7, 2016. Boeing’s pending sale of 80 new commercial airplanes to Iran is opposed by Republicans in Congress who say U.S. banks and taxpayer dollars shouldn’t assist the company in selling aircraft to a state sponsor of terrorism. Elaine Thompson AP

NC Republicans vote to block Boeing from selling airplanes to Iran

November 17, 2016 2:15 PM