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Interesting that when the "informant" is spilling the beans about how bad the Trump administration is you get all worked up about the anonymity but now it is just the greatest thing ever. hypocrisy, thy name is Republican. 

 

For me, I welcome this stuff. I LOVE to watch Hillary spank Republican Congressmen. 

 

 

 Republicans know there's nothing here, but they're doing it to distract the base. The base reacts like a cat chasing a laser toy......there's nothing there to catch, but they fall for it anyway.

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Russia can’t export any uranium they produce in the U.S. They do not possess a Nuclear Regulatory Commission export license.

 

"The real reason Russia wanted this deal was to give Rosatom’s subsidiary the Uranium One’s very profitable uranium mines in Kazakhstan, the single largest producer of commercial uranium in the world.

 

Candidate Trump jumped on this issue during the 2016 campaign trail last year, but as Secretary of State, Clinton was not involved in the committee review, never intervened on the matter and there were several other agencies involved in the recommendation.

 

It is still not clear why no one at the FBI alerted the Obama Administration to the Russian kickbacks, extortion threats and money laundering before these decisions were made.. But in the end, this Russian deal just wasn’t that important and had no national security ramifications."

 

"As Jeffrey Lewis, a nuclear nonproliferation expert at the Middlebury Institute, described it, Russia’s purchase of the company ‘had as much of an impact on national security as it would have if they set the money on fire. That’s probably why all the U.S. agencies involved approved it.’

 

The key to this issue’s resurgence this week is that Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State at the time, Bill Clinton was getting lucrative speaking fees in Russia, and Russian money was finding its way to the Clinton Foundation, although the latter turns out to be small. However, even if there was no wrongdoing on the part of the Administration or the Clintons, and no national security reason for anyone to oppose this deal, some still want to make it another Bengazhi."

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@rk9152 wrote:

@Richva wrote:

Interesting that when the "informant" is spilling the beans about how bad the Trump administration is you get all worked up about the anonymity but now it is just the greatest thing ever. hypocrisy, thy name is Republican. 

 

For me, I welcome this stuff. I LOVE to watch Hillary spank Republican Congressmen. 


Who is the "you" to whom you refer? That was a news item.


Actually, it looked obvious that Richva was addressing the person that posted the topic.

 

But since you responded, are you one of the ones that gets worked up about anonymity when someone spills the beans on trump?

 

 


"The only thing man learns from history is man learns nothing from history"
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@Richva wrote:

Interesting that when the "informant" is spilling the beans about how bad the Trump administration is you get all worked up about the anonymity but now it is just the greatest thing ever. hypocrisy, thy name is Republican. 

 

For me, I welcome this stuff. I LOVE to watch Hillary spank Republican Congressmen. 


Who is the "you" to whom you refer? That was a news item.

 

As to the inquiry, do you not think this is the sort of thing the American people should know. Let's face it, that dossier has been the basis for a lot of partisan political actions and started the "Russian collusion" investigation.

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Interesting that when the "informant" is spilling the beans about how bad the Trump administration is you get all worked up about the anonymity but now it is just the greatest thing ever. hypocrisy, thy name is Republican. 

 

For me, I welcome this stuff. I LOVE to watch Hillary spank Republican Congressmen. 

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Justice Department grants waiver for witness to talk about the FBI racketeering investigation into Russian company

 

by Jim Stinson | Updated 26 Oct 2017 at 11:50 AM

 

The U.S. Department of Justice will lift a gag order on an informant in a case that ties Hillary Clinton to the Kremlin over a controversial uranium deal.

 

The order means the person can talk to Congress about the U.S.-based energy company Tenex, a subsidiary of the Russian state-owned nuclear energy company Rosatom. The informant had been hired to work as a lobbyist for Tenex, and began feeding the FBI information that became the basis for a racketeering investigation. That investigation ended quietly, with a plea deal, while the company was allowed to acquire a Canadian company that owns 20 percent of U.S. uranium reserves.

 

This week, two House committees kicked off investigations into the deal, which was reviewed and approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

 

The Senate Judiciary Committee, headed by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), is also investigating, and Grassley has called for a special counsel to be appointed to determine what happened, and what crimes may have been committed.

 

Ian Prior, Justice Department spokesman, released a statement late Wednesday.

 

"The Department of Justice has authorized the informant to disclose to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, as well as one member of each of their staffs, any information or documents he has concerning alleged corruption or bribery involving transactions in the uranium market, including but not limited to anything related to Vadim Mikerin, Rosatom, Tenex, Uranium One, or the Clinton Foundation," Prior wrote in a statement emailed to LifeZette.

 

Uranium One was the name of a Canadian company with uranium mines in the United States that was bought by Tenex, a subsidiary of the Russian government-owned company Rosatom. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton worked with nine federal agencies in 2010 to approve the deal, according to Fox News. The deal was completed, according to reports, shortly after her husband, former President Bill Clinton, was paid $500,000 for a speech he gave in Moscow. The man who headed Uranium One when it was bought by the Russians — Frank Guistra — is one of 11 members of the board of the Clinton Foundation.

 

The deal put about 20 percent of U.S uranium into the hands of the Russian company.

Through the years, the deal endured criticism and controversy, which stepped up during the 2016 presidential election. But of late, three congressional committees have decided to investigate the deals after The Hill, a Washington, D.C.-based newspaper, reported Russian officials were involved in bribery and kickbacks going back to 2009.

 

The Hill reported on October 17 that "Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money-laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin's atomic energy business inside the United States."

The Hill cited government documents and interviews.

 

Members of Congress are curious as to how the uranium deal was approved given such practices, according to Fox News.

 

Hillary Clinton recently said any suggestion of wrongdoing by her is "baloney."

 

Victoria Toensing, a Washington attorney who represents the informant, told Fox Business Network on Monday that her client can "tell what all the Russians were talking about during the time that all these bribery payments were made."

 

http://www.lifezette.com/polizette/uranium-one-informant-to-speak-with-congress/

 

 

 

 

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