MEDIA AND THEIR DIRTY RUSSIAN MONEY
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court documents reveal that the firm behind the salacious 34-page
Trump-Russia Dossier, Fusion GPS, was paid $523,000 by a Russian
businessman convicted of tax fraud and money laundering, whose
Veselnitskaya, was a key figure in the infamous June 2016 meeting
at Trump Tower arranged by Fusion GPS associate Rob Goldstone.
short, D.C. opposition research firm Fusion GPS is the common denominator
linked to two schemes used to damage the Trump campaign.
in 2011 by former Wall St. Journal journalist Glenn Simpson and two other
WSJ alumni, Fusion was responsible for the Clinton/DNC
two Kremlin officials participated
in), and was also involved in the infamous Trump Tower
meeting with the Russian attorney of another Fusion client - an encounter
some suspect may have been used to obtain a FISA wiretapping warrant on
the Trump campaign.
[Simpson] worked closely with Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer
who also showed up at the infamous Trump Tower meeting held on June 9,
research ended up in the Trump Tower meeting in the form of a
four-page memo carried by Veselnitskaya. She also shared
Simpson’s work with Yuri Chaika, the prosecutor general of Russia.
told the House Intelligence Committee earlier this week that he did not
know that Veselnitskaya provided the Browder information to Chaika or to
Donald Trump Jr., the Trump campaign’s point-man in the Trump Tower
note, the 34-page dossier created by Fusion was
reportedly used to obtain a FISA surveillance warrant on
one-time adviser to the Trump campaign, Carter Page.
a bit more notable is the fact that Glenn Simpson met
with Natalia Veselnitskaya hours before the Trump Tower
meeting, and also met with Hillary Clinton's campaign
day after the 34-page dossier was published by BuzzFeed. Glenn
Daily Caller's Chuck
Ross - who has done an outstanding job turning over stones
and finding gold - now reports that the heavily
redacted Fusion GPS bank records unsealed Tuesday reveal DNC
law firm Perkins
Coie paid Fusion a total of $1,024,408 in
2016 for opposition research on then-candidate Donald Trump - including
the 34-page dossier.
Ross also reports
that law firm Baker
Hostelter paid Fusion $523,651 between
March and October 2016 on behalf of a company owned by Russian
businessman and money launderer Denis Katsyv to
research Bill Browder, a London banker who helped push through the
Magnitsky Act - named after deceased Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who
Browder hired to investigate Russian corruption.
through Baker Hostetler, hired Glenn Simpson of the firm Fusion GPS to
conduct a smear campaign against me and Sergei Magnitsky in advance of
congressional hearings on the Global Magnitsky Act. -Bill
Browder, Testimony to Senate Judiciary Committee, 7/26/17
uncovered a high level embezzlement and money laundering scheme,
sanctioned by Russian Officials, in which large sums of money were stolen
from the Russian government and invested in New York real estate.
Some of the missing funds were traced
firm, Prevezon Holdings Ltd., which settled with the Justice
Department in 2017 - paying $5.9
million in fines.
was arrested and thrown in prison for just under a year, only to die seven
days before he was to be released. He developed gall stones, pancreatitis,
and a blocked gall bladder for which he received little to no medical
care, and was found to have been physically
assaulted shortly before he died.
response to Magnitsky's horrific death and because Russian money
laundering occurred on US soil, Congress and President Obama enacted the
Magnitsky act in 2012 - imposing sanctions on Russia and barring Russian
officials believed to be involved in Magnitsky's death from entering the
United States. Russia retaliated by halting an adoption program for US
strange is that Katsyv's attorney, Natalia Veselnitskaya - a John
McCain fan who hates Trump and uses
Democrat lobbyists, was initially denied
entry into the United States, only to be allowed in under
"extraordinary circumstances" by Obama's Homeland Security Department
by former AG Loretta Lynch so she could represent Fusion
GPS client Denis Katsyv's company, Prevezon Holdings
attend the meeting at Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr. - arranged
by Fusion GPS associate Rob Goldstone.
businessman Denis Katsyv was a key figure in an embezzlement and money
laundering scheme involving New York real estate, uncovered by Russian
lawyer and accountant Sergei Magnitsky. Magnitsky died in Moscow's
Butyrka prison after a year of inhumane treatment.
embezzlement scheme uncovered by Magnitsky along with the circumstances
behind his death resulted in the Magnitsky Act - a bipartisan bill
signed in December 2012 by President Obama which imposed sanctions on
settled with the U.S. Justice department in 2017, paying a paltry $5.9
million in 2017 to settle the case - less
than 3% of the amount originally sought by federal
Veselnitskaya, lobbied to
remove the sanctions imposed by the Magnitsky Act.
GPS was paid $523,651 by Katsyv to investigate London Banker Bill
Browder who pushed for the Magnitsky Act
GPS associate Rob Goldstone set up the infamous meeting
at Trump Tower between Donald Trump Jr., Katsyv's
lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and various associates. The
meeting was pitched to Trump Jr. as a "discussion on adoption" (not opposition
research on Hillary Clinton) and was shut down by Trump after
it became clear Veselnitskaya wanted to discuss the Magnitsky Act, which
Don Jr. apparently didn't realize was linked to the adoption issue.
Others present at the meeting include Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort,
before the Trump Tower meeting, Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson met
GPS was paid $1,024,408 by a DNC law firm, funded in part by Hillary
Clinton and the DNC, to create the salacious 34 page dossier.
paid former British spy Christopher Steele $168,000 to
assemble the document (which had the cooperation of two senior
campaign manager John Podesta met with Fusion CEO Glenn
Simpson the day
after the 34 page dossier was made public.
their efforts, Fusion GPS was paid over $1.5 million dollars between
Hillary Clinton, the DNC, and the holding company owned by
pro-Kremlin businessman Denis Katsyv.
at other Russian affiliations on the left - since that's the
entire impetus of the witch hunt against President Trump:
gained control over 20% of United States uranium after the Clinton
$145 million from Uranium One affiliates and Russian
oligarchs connected to the deal.
Obama administration approved the transaction after
the FBI knew of a Russian plot to corner the US Uranium
market and a racketeering scheme involving a Kentucky trucking
company. Over 5,000 documents and
a video of Russians preparing a briefcase stuffed
with bribe money for Obama administration officials were
obtained by an FBI informant.
Clinton met with Vladimir Putin at
his house in Russia, the
same day he collected $500,000 for a speech to a Russian
bank which upgraded Uranium One stock. Clinton sought approval from
Hillary Clinton's State Department to meet with 15 Russians.
Podesta, brother of John Podesta, lobbied
for Uranium One after Russia state-owned energy giant
Rosatom owned the company outright.
Podesta met regularly with Clinton Foundation and was considered
"basically part" of the organization, according
to a former long-time executive of the Podesta Group, who
also said Podesta was "peddling Russian oligarchs" all over
campaign chief and longtime DNC operative John Podesta
recommended that brother Tony hire Hillary Clinton's chief
legislative advisor at the State Department, David
Adams, which allowed a direct link between the firm's Russian
clients and the Obama administration.
Podesta sat on the board and owned shares in Joule Unlimited - a
green-energy company which received $35
million from the Russian government while Hillary Clinton
served as Secretary of State. In addition to Podesta, Joule's board of
directors included senior Russian official Anatoly Chubais and oligarch
Reuben Vardanyan - a Putin appointee to the Russian economic
modernization council. Podesta jettisoned his shares before the 2016
election, transferring them to his daughter via a shell
General Jeff Sessions feels
there isn't 'enough basis' to investigate any or all of
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