FBI documents reportedly show the agency was investigating Russian kickbacks of up to $145 million paid to the Clinton Foundation in a scheme to gain control over US uranium reserves.
The Obama administration did next to nothing with the evidence gathered and FBI officials from 2009-2015, including Robert Mueller, James Comey, Rod Rosenstein and Andrew McCabe were all involved.
From John Solomon and Alison Spann in The Hill, “FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow”:
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, according to government documents and interviews.
Federal agents used a confidential U.S. witness working inside the Russian nuclear industry to gather extensive financial records, make secret recordings and intercept emails as early as 2009 that showed Moscow had compromised an American uranium trucking firm with bribes and kickbacks in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, FBI and court documents show.
They also obtained an eyewitness account — backed by documents — indicating Russian nuclear officials had routed millions of dollars to the U.S. designed to benefit former President Bill Clinton’s charitable foundation during the time Secretary of State Hillary Clinton served on a government body that provided a favorable decision to Moscow, sources told The Hill.
The racketeering scheme was conducted “with the consent of higher level officials” in Russia who “shared the proceeds” from the kickbacks, one agent declared in an affidavit years later.
Rather than bring immediate charges in 2010, however, the Department of Justice (DOJ) continued investigating the matter for nearly four more years, essentially leaving the American public and Congress in the dark about Russian nuclear corruption on U.S. soil during a period when the Obama administration made two major decisions benefiting Putin’s commercial nuclear ambitions.
The first decision occurred in October 2010, when the State Department and government agencies on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States unanimously approved the partial sale of Canadian mining company Uranium One to the Russian nuclear giant Rosatom, giving Moscow control of more than 20 percent of America’s uranium supply.
Read their full report.
Sean Hannity had a good rundown of the evidence on his show Tuesday night:
He also interviewed John Solomon from The Hill and Sara Carter from Circa News:
“There really was a Russia conspiracy theory, but it’s not what the media reported,” Hannity said.
Stefan Molyneux also did an extensive breakdown of the report:
This is further evidence Clinton Cash author Peter Schweizer was right to suspect the Uranium One deal was a pay-for-play scam:
Courtesy of Information Liberation