Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama : Uranium One, Abuse of Power, Politicization of the DOJ, and a Cover-Up??
THE REAL NEWS TODAY IS THAT THE URANIUM ONE NET IS TIGHTENING AROUND HILLARY. Uranium One. • • • BRIBES AND VIDEOS? Zero Hedge reported on Saturday that : "An undercover FBI informant in the Russian nuclear industry who was made to sign an 'illegal NDA' by former AG Loretta Lynch, claims to have video evidence showing Russian agents with briefcases full of bribe money related to the controversial Uranium One deal -- according to TheHill investigative journalist John Solomon and Circa‘s Sara Carter. The informant, whose identity was revealed by Reuters as William D. Campbell, will soon testify before Congress after the NDA that carried the threat of prison time was lifted. Campbell, originally misidentifed by Reuters as a lobbyist, is actually a nuclear industry consultant who is currently battling cancer." Campbell was the FBI informant deeply embedded in the Russian nuclear industry, where he gathered extensive evidence of a racketeering scheme involving bribes and kickbacks. A source who "worked on the case" but asked for anonymity because of his fears of "retribution by US or Russian officials," told TheHill : “The Russians were compromising American contractors in the nuclear industry with kickbacks and extortion threats, all of which raised legitimate national security concerns. And none of that evidence got aired before the Obama administration made those decisions.” Campbell’s attorney, former Reagan Justice Department official Victoria Toensing, previously told Fox Business host Lou Dobbs : “He can tell what all the Russians were talking about during the time that all these bribery payments were made.” • Circa's Carter and TheHill's Solomon talked with Fox News host Sean Hannity : "Sarah Carter : He’s very sick and he’s been battling cancer and doing chemo. He is in a battle for not only his life, but in a battle against what he perceives as people within the US government that don’t want this story to come out. But there’s so much information that he is willing to share with the public to set the record straight, and believe me we’re going to get it out there. He is going to have his say. His voice will be heard. Hannity : He knew about the bribery, kickbacks, extortion of Putin’s agents in the US? Sara Carter : Yes, and he will be able to lay that all out for everyone, and he will do that for Congress. John and I have been working on this for months and months and months. He came to the [Obama] DOJ with this information. John Solomon : He is going to be an extraordinary fact witness because he gathered so much information. There are videotapes where the Russians are opening up briefcases full of cash. These are the people we then gave uranium to, that we then gave nuclear fuel contracts to. Hannity : This is happening before they sign off on Uranium One? They knew about bribery extortion kickbacks money laundering before? They knew this was Putin and they did it anyway! John Solomon : Yes. The Russians really thought they had played America on this one." • • • US GOVERNMENT COVER-UP UNDERWAY? TheHill then published an article by John Solomon on Monday, in which Solomon states : "An FBI informant gathered extensive evidence during his six years undercover about a Russian plot to corner the American uranium market, ranging from corruption inside a US nuclear transport company to Obama administration approvals that let Moscow buy and sell more atomic fuels, according to more than 5,000 pages of documents from the counter-intelligence investigation. The memos, reviewed by TheHill, conflict with statements made by Justice Department officials in recent days that informant William Campbell’s prior work won’t shed much light on the US government’s controversial decision in 2010 to approve Russia’s purchase of the Uranium One mining company and its substantial US assets." • Solomon says that Campbell documented for his FBI handlers the first illegal activity by Russians nuclear industry officials in late 2009, a year before the Russian state-owned Rosatom nuclear firm won Obama administration approval for the Uranium One deal, as the contemporaneous memos show : "Campbell, who was paid $50,000 a month to consult for the firm, was solicited by Rosatom colleagues to help overcome political opposition to the Uranium One purchase while collecting FBI evidence that the sale was part of a larger effort by Moscow to make the US more dependent on Russian uranium....Rod Fisk, an American contractor working for the Russians, wrote in a June 24, 2010 email to Campbell : 'The attached article is of interest as I believe it highlights the ongoing resolve in Russia to gradually and systematically acquire and control global energy resources.' The email forwarded an article on Rosatom’s efforts to buy Uranium One through its ARMZ subsidiary. Fisk also related information from a conversation with the Canadian executives of the mining firm about their discomfort with the impending sale. 'I spoke with a senior Uranium One Executive,' Fisk wrote Campbell, detailing his personal history with some of the company’s figures. 'He said that corporate Management was not even told before the announcement [of the sale] was made. There are a lot of concerns,' Fisk added, predicting the Canadians would exit the company with buyouts once the Russians took control. Fisk added the premium price the Russians were paying to buy a mining firm that in 2010 controlled about 20% of America’s uranium production seemed 'strange.' ” At the time, Campell was working alongside Fisk as an American consultant to Rosatom’s commercial sales arm Tenex. But, says Solomon, "unbeknownst to his colleagues, Campbell also was serving as an FBI informant gathering evidence that Fisk, Tenex executive Vadim Mikerin and several others were engaged in a racketeering scheme involving millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, plus extortion and money laundering. • Justice Department officials confirmed to TheHill that the emails and documents gathered by Campbell, saying they were in the possession of the FBI, the department's national security division and its criminal division at various times over the last decade. The DOJ officials added that Campbell's work was valuable enough that the FBI paid him nearly $200,000, mostly for reimbursements over six years, but that the money also included a check for more than $51,000 in compensation after the final convictions were secured. The information he gathered on Uranium One was more significant to the counter-intelligence aspect of the case that started in 2008 than the eventual criminal prosecutions that began in 2013, according to the DOJ officials. • Justice spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores says that the Justice Department plans to brief members of Congress on Campbell's work, the counter-intelligence investigation into Russian uranium and the nuclear bribery case. Some issues related to the case are also being reviewed by senior DOJ officials, Flores said, adding : "The Department of Justice has authorized the confidential 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 staff, any information or documents he has concerning alleged corruption or bribery involving transactions in the uranium market. Until the informant publicly speaks to what he knew or knows about these matters, we are unable to respond further." • • • THE RUSSIA URANIUM PLOY. TheHill's Solomon says DOJ officials told TheHill that Campbell’s undercover work helped FBI counter-intelligence understand a Russian uranium strategy modeled after its success in creating natural gas monopolies in eastern Europe that strengthened Russia’s economy and geopolitical standing after the Cold War -- part of the goal was to make Americans more reliant on Russian uranium before a program that permitted the conversion of former Soviet warheads into US nuclear fuel expired in 2013. Russia’s ambitions also included building a uranium enrichment facility on US soil, the documents show. But, Solomon says : "The FBI task force supervising Campbell since 2008 watched as the Obama administration made more than a half dozen decisions favorable to the Russian plan, which ranged from approving the sale of Uranium One to removing Rosatom from export restrictions and making it easier for Moscow to win billions in new commercial uranium sales contracts. The favorable decisions occurred during a time when President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were pursuing a public 'reset' to improve Moscow relations, a plan that fell apart after Russia invaded Ukraine." • Campbell's documents apparently developed concrete evidence that Tenex -- at its Russian leadership’s behest -- had engaged in a massive racketeering scheme, because it was that evidence led to indictments in 2014 and the convictions of several figures in 2015. The defendants who pleaded guilty included Mikerin, the very man Russia sent to the United States to quarterback its uranium strategy, as well as the head of the American trucking company that moved Russia’s uranium around the United States. • • • WILL CONGRESS UNRAVEL THE URANIUM ONE SCANDAL. Multiple congressional committees recently got permission from the Justice Department to interview Campbell -- after TheHill reported last month the existence of his informant work. • Congress wants to know what the FBI did with the evidence Campbell gathered in real time and whether it warned President Obama and top leaders before they made the Russian-favorable decisions, like the Uranium One deal. BUT, with Campbell’s identity now known, Solomon says : "There have been several statements by Justice officials, both on the record and anonymously, casting doubt on the timing and value of his work, and specifically his knowledge about Uranium One. The more than 5,000 pages of documents reviewed by TheHill directly conflict with some of the Justice officials’ accounts. For instance, both Attorney General Jeff Sessions in testimony last week and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in a letter to the Senate last month tried to suggest there was no connection between Uranium One and the nuclear bribery case. Their argument was that the criminal charges weren’t filed until 2014, while the Committee of Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approval of the Uranium One sale occurred in October 2010. 'The way I understand that matter is that the case in which Mr. Mikerin was convicted was not connected to the CFIUS problem that occurred two to three years before,' Sessions testified to the House Judiciary Committee last week, echoing Rosenstein’s letter from a few weeks earlier. • But, says Solomon, investigative records show FBI counter-intelligence recorded the first illicit payments in the bribery/kickback scheme in November 2009, a year before the CFIUS approval. Campbell also relayed detailed information about criminal conduct throughout 2010, including the coordinates for various money laundering drops, according to his FBI debriefing reports. The evidence Campbell gathered indicated Mikerin’s corruption scheme was being directed by and benefitting more senior officials with Rosatom and Tenex back in Russia, the records show, a claim US officials would make in court years later. 'There is zero doubt we had evidence of criminal activity before the CFIUS approval, and that Justice knew about it through NSD [National Security Division],' said a source with direct knowledge of the investigation." • Republican members of Congress have been angered by the Justice Department’s first answers because they conflict with the evidence Congress has already gathered in their probes. Representative Ron De Santis, a member of the House Oversight and Government Subcommittees, told TheHill : “Attorney General Sessions seemed to say that the bribery, racketeering and money laundering offenses involving Tenex’s Vadim Mikerin occurred after the approval of the Uranium One deal by the Obama administration. But we know that the FBI’s confidential informant was actively compiling incriminating evidence as far back as 2009. It is hard to fathom how such a transaction could have been approved without the existence of the underlying corruption being disclosed. I hope AG Sessions gets briefed about the CI and gives the Uranium One case the scrutiny it deserves.” Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley sent a similar rebuke last week to Rosenstein, saying the deputy attorney general’s first response to the committee “largely missed the point” of the congressional investigations : “The essential question is whether the Obama Justice Department provided notice of the criminal activity of certain officials before the CFIUS approval of the Uranium One deal and other government decisions that enabled the Russians to trade nuclear materials in the US." • BUT, DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said Sessions stands by his testimony : "The Attorney General’s testimony is accurate. The criminal case in which Mikerin was convicted and the factual and legal requirements needed to make that case did not address the CFIUS matter." • • • MUCH MISINFORMATION. Solomon says similar misinformation surfaced recently in articles by Reuters and Yahoo News in which officials were quoted as casting doubt that Campbell had any information about the Uranium One deal, because Tenex was a different division of Rosatom than the ARMZ subsidiary that bought the mining firm. But, says TheHill: "Campbell’s FBI informant file shows Uranium One came up several times in 2010 as the sale was pending, partly because Tenex was Rosatom’s commercial arm and would be charged with finding markets for the new uranium being mined and enriched both in the United States and abroad. Campbell himself was directly solicited by his colleagues to help overcome opposition to the Uranium One deal, the FBI informant files show. In an October 6, 2010, email with the subject line 'ARMZ + Uranium One,' Fisk forwarded a news article outlining Republican efforts to derail the sale. 'The referenced article may present a very good opportunity for Sigma [Campbell’s company] to try and remove the opposing influences, if that is something you can do,' Fisk wrote to Campbell, who was also a paid consultant for the company at the time. The next day, Mikerin was sent an 11-page report laying out the larger Russian nuclear strategy and what Russia wanted to do inside the US to gain advantage in the uranium market. The report cited specific concerns about the political pressure opposing Uranium One if it wasn’t overcome. Campbell intercepted the document. 'Some Republicans truly fear the entry of Russia into the US market, as demonstrated by the fact that they are taking steps to block the purchase of Uranium One,' the report warned Mikerin. 'This effort bears watching as it may provide clues as to the likely political reaction if a Russian entity was going to participate in the construction and operation of a uranium enrichment plant in the US.' " • And, after Rosatom’s sale was approved, Uranium One officials had direct contact with Tenex and Mikerin, some of which was witnessed by Campbell, the documents show. For instance, says Solomon : "Mikerin forwarded to Campbell an email in 2012 from a Uranium One executive suggesting the planned construction of a new nuclear reactor near Augusta, Georgia, might prove a good opportunity for both Uranium One and Tenex to expand their business...Campbell’s debriefing files also show he regularly mentioned to FBI agents in 2010 a Washington entity with close ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton that was being paid millions to help expand Tenex’s business in the United States. The entity began increasing its financial support to a Clinton charitable project after it was hired by the Russians, according to the documents." • Campbell engaged in conversations with his Russian colleagues about the efforts of the Washington entity and others to gain influence with the Clintons and the Obama administration, according to TheHill's perusal of Campbell's documents : "He also listened as visiting Russians used racially tinged insults to boast about how easy they found it to win uranium business under Obama, according to a source familiar with Campbell’s planned testimony to Congress." • Uranium One was a large enough concern for informant Campbell that he confronted one of his FBI handlers after learning CFIUS had approved the sale and that the US had given Mikerin a work visa despite the extensive evidence of his criminal activity, Solomon's source said -- the agent responded back to Campbell with a comment suggesting “politics” was involved, the source familiar with Campbell’s planned testimony said. • BUT, Justice officials said federal prosecutors stated that they have no records that Campbell or his lawyer made any allegations about the Uranium One deal during his debriefings in the criminal case that started in 2013, but DOJ officials did acknowledge he collected evidence about the mining deal during the FBI counter-intelligence investigation that preceded it. • • • DOES MISINFORMATION MEAN COVER-UP? Recently, news media including the Washington Post and Fox News anchor Shepard Smith have inaccurately reported another piece of the story -- that Uranium One never exported its American uranium because the Obama administration did not allow it. However, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) authorized Uranium One to export through a third party tons of uranium to Canada for enrichment processing, and some of that product ended up in Europe, NRC documents state. A Uranium One executive acknowledged to TheHill that 25% of the uranium it shipped to Canada under the third-party export license ended up with either European or Asian customers through what it known in the nuclear business as “book transfers.” • SEE our November 7 blog, which said : "NRC officials told TheHill that Uranium One exports went from Wyoming to Canada and on to Europe between 2012 and 2014, and the approval involved a process with multiple agencies. In an administrative sleight of hand, the Obama administration did not give Rosatom a direct export license -- "that would have raised red flags inside a Congress already suspicious of the deal," says TheHill -- instead, the NRC in 2012 authorized an amendment to an existing export license for a Paducah, Kentucky-based trucking firm called RSB Logistics Services Inc. to simply add Uranium One to the list of clients whose uranium it could move to Canada. The license was reviewed by TheHill, and is dated March 16, 2012. It increased the amount of uranium ore concentrate that RSB Logistics could ship to the Cameco Corp. plant in Ontario from 7,500,000 kilograms to 12,000,000 kilograms and added Uranium One to the 'other parties to Export.' Congress missed the Obama sleight of hand export approval for Uranium One....Uranium One's American arm, emailed a statement to TheHill...confirming that it did export uranium to Canada through the trucking firm...stressing all the exports complied with federal law. Donna Wickers, a Uranium One American executive, said in the email : 'None of the US U308 product produced to date has been sold to non-US customers except for approximately 25% which was sold via book transfer at the conversion facilities to customers from Western Europe and Asia. Any physical export of the product from conversion facilities to non-US destinations is under the control of such customers and subject to NRC regulation.' Wickers' referral to 'book transfer' means that the yellowcake in US facilities was transferred by inventory entries to provide for use outside the US of US-produced yellowcake, leaving the US short of the product on its inventory books....Government officials told TheHill that the NRC was able to amend the export license affecting Uranium One because of two other decisions previously made by the Obama administration as part of the infamous Hillary Russian 'reset' in President Obama’s first term. First, according to TheHill : 'Obama reinstated a US-Russia civilian nuclear energy cooperation agreement. President Bush had signed the agreement in 2008, but withdrew from it before it could take effect after Russia became involved in a military conflict with the former Soviet republic of Georgia, a US ally, and after new concerns surfaced that Moscow was secretly aiding Iran’s nuclear weapons ambitions. Obama re-submitted the agreement for approval by the Democrat-controlled Congress in May 2010, declaring Russia should be viewed as a friendly partner under Section 123 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 after agreeing to a new nuclear weapons reduction deal and helping the US with Iran. Obama sent his statement to Congress in 2010 : 'I have concluded: (1) that the situation in Georgia need no longer be considered an obstacle to proceeding with the proposed Agreement; and (2) that the level and scope of U.S.-Russia cooperation on Iran are sufficient to justify resubmitting the proposed agreement to the Congress.' The Democrat-controlled Congress took no action and the deal became effective 90 days later. The other step that TheHill says allowed uranium from the Russian-controlled mines in the United States to be exported came in 2011, when the Commerce Department removed Rosatom, Uranium One’s owner, from a list of restricted companies that could not export nuclear or other sensitive materials or technologies without special approval under the Export Administration Regulations. The final notice in the Federal Register appeared on May 24, 2011. Rosatom had been on the list for a long time, so long in fact that it was still listed in the federal database under its old name, Rusatom. Obama officials said the effort to remove the Russian nuclear firm was a 'policy decision' driven by the State Department, Energy Department, Commerce Department and other agencies with Russia portfolios designed to recognize that bilateral relations between Russia and the United States had improved slightly. In March 2012 -- just 9 months after Rosatom was removed from the export restrictions list -- the NRC issued its license amendment to the RSB Logistics Services trucking firm that cleared the way for Uranium One exports, making it effective for nearly five years, to the end of 2017. The NRC stipulated that Uranium One’s uranium should be returned to the United States -- but that didn't happen either. Obama officials told TheHill that the Energy Department subsequently gave approval for some of the American fuel to be exported from Canada to European enrichment centers, according to a 2015 letter the NRC sent to Representative Pete Visclosky, an Indiana Democrat. The NRC explained to Visclosky that it had originally stipulated that after the American uranium was treated in Canada, it had to 'then return the uranium to the US for further processing.... That license stated that the Canadian Government needed to obtain prior approval before any of the US material could be transferred to any country other than the US....Subsequently the US Department of Energy granted approval for some re-transfers of US uranium from the Canadian conversion facilities to European enrichment plants.'...The NRC added it did not believe any of the American uranium made its way 'directly' to Russia....And that the whole supply chain scenario was made possible by the resubmission of Obama’s Section 123 agreement in 2010.' ....Section 123 is the part of the Atomic Energy Act that allows for the US to share civilian nuclear technology and goods with allies." • That pretty well sums up the deceit used by Obama and Hillary to not only transfer 20% of America's uranium to Russia, but to allow that uranium to be exported after promising officially that none would be. • DESPITE ALL THIS, only recent leaks have concerned congressional investigators....one in a Yahoo story, in which DOJ officials anonymously questioned Campbell’s credibility and suggested they had to alter their criminal case against Mikerin in 2015, eventually striking a plea deal, because they feared he would be a “disaster” as a trial witness. • The FBI Campbell file, however, paints a different picture. After Mikerin pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 48 months prison in December 2015, the FBI took Campbell out to a celebratory seafood dinner and delivered a handsome reward: a check for $51,046.36 dated January 7, 2016, a copy of which was obtained by TheHill. A source directly familiar with the FBI’s evidence told The Hill the primary reason prosecutors working under Rosenstein, then the US attorney in Maryland, changed course in the case was because of concerns their initial indictment miscast Campbell’s role in the investigation. The original indictments and affidavits portrayed Campbell as a “victim” who became a confidential witness after the Russians tried to “extort” him in summer 2009 into a kickback scheme, court records show. Whereas, in fact says The Hill, Campbell was an informant deeply controlled by FBI counter-intelligence starting when he signed a non-disclosure agreement in January 2008, more than a year before Mikerin engaged him in the criminal activity, according to FBI records. • • • THE FACTS ACCORDING TO THE HILL AND ITS FBI SOURCES. TheHill's Solomon gives a detailed account of Campbell's activities for the FBI -- "Campbell was inserted inside Mikerin’s world specifically to look for criminal activity and other harmful national security actions by the Russians, starting with undercover work he performed as a consultant contracting with a lobbying firm in 2008 and then inside Tenex starting in 2009, according to documents and memos. Campbell’s regular debriefings dating to 2008 show the nature of some of his undercover work, including making surreptitious recordings and collecting documents well before the first money laundering started inside Tenex in 2009. He also had a long history of collaboration with US intelligence, including the FBI, that predated his case...To facilitate his cover, Campbell made a cash payment in summer 2009 to a Russian consultant after he secured the Tenex consulting contract. His Russian colleagues demanded he hire the overseas consultant to better learn the company's strategy and how the Russians preferred to receive their consulting reports, sources said. The transaction later worried prosecutors in the criminal case, who feared it might muddy their case of extortion against Mikerin because the voluntary payment was made only shortly before the kickback demands started, the sources said. The prosecutors also faced another concern about the case....When Fisk, one of the main targets of their bribery investigation, died in 2011, the FBI did not execute a grand jury subpoena to capture all of his evidence. Instead, agents asked his widow for permission to voluntarily search his computer hard drive and remove the documents the agents wanted. The hard drive was subsequently discarded before the criminal charges were filed, leaving it unavailable for defense lawyers to search, the sources said. Defense lawyers pounced on the revelation late in the case, court records show. At the time, Fisk was a larger than life figure inside the Russian nuclear industry, having headed the trucking firm that moved uranium across the United States on behalf of Rosatom. Campbell helped the FBI document that both Fisk, stating in 2004, and a successor starting in 2011 at the trucking firm were paying bribes to the Russians, the records show. During 2010, Fisk was transitioning from the trucking firm to become a key strategist for Tenex and Mikerin, advising them on the Russian nuclear industry’s aggressive push to expand its business in the US. Sources said the recasting of the prosecution in 2015 had much to with avoiding exposing the extensive nature of the FBI counter-intelligence operations that involved Campbell. 'This isn’t really about his credibility or work, which generated leads we relied on well into 2016. Often, CI investigations are focused first on monitoring and stopping activity that threatens US security and the consequences to later criminal case are a secondary concern,' said one source familiar with the probe. 'That’s the reality of a dirty business.' ” • Asked whether the criminal side of Justice knew about Campbell’s work, including its origins to 2008 and possible ties to Uranium One, a source with direct knowledge said the prosecutors acquired all of Campbell’s emails as part of a 2015 agreement he signed. Justice also had access to Campbell’s emails recovered from Fisk’s computers in 2011, as well as documents Campbell gave during debriefings that started in 2008, the source added. The sources familiar with the full body of Campbell’s work said they expect he can provide significant new information to Congress. • The source told Solomon : "Will he be able to prove that we knew Russia was engaged in criminal conduct before Uranium One was approved, you bet. Were the Russians using political influence and pulling political levers to try to win stuff from the US government, you bet. Was he perfect, no one in this line of work is. But we were focused on much larger issues than just that.” • • • IS HILLARY WORRIED? The New American reported last Saturday : "As Hillary Clinton finds herself the subject of investigations into collusion with Russia, she is accusing President Trump of 'an abuse of power,' claiming that he is moving toward a “dictatorship” by his 'politicization of the Justice Department.' Having pushed for investigations into collusion with Russia with her 'Putin’s puppet' remarks, it appears that Clinton doesn’t like having the shoe on the other foot." • In an interview with the left-leaning Mother Jones magazine last Wednesday, Clinton blasted Trump for reports that he is considering appointing a special counsel to investigate her involvement in the Uranium One deal that transferred 20% of US uranium to Russian control. Clinton said that such a move by Trump would be “a disastrous step into politicizing the Justice Department” and “such an abuse of power.” She went on to say, “If they send a signal that we’re going to be like some dictatorship, like some authoritarian regime, where political opponents are going to be unfairly, fraudulently investigated, that rips at the fabric of the contract we have, that we can trust our justice system,” adding, “It will be incredibly demoralizing to people who have served at the Justice Department, under both Republicans and Democrats, because they know better. But it will also send a terrible signal to our country and the world that somehow we are giving up on the kind of values that we used to live by and we used to promote worldwide.” • • • DEAR READERS, Hillary's remarks are so fantasy-driven as to be comic. She -- Crooked Hillary with a social media rap sheet that includes fraudulent livestock trades, covering for her husband's sexual predation by attacking the victims, and a list of 33 mysterious deaths, many officially, but some say improbably, labeled suicides -- is now crying out for justice by using one of her favorite tricks -- accusing Trump of exactly what she has done for 30 years. And, she is hiding behind America's sense of fair play in the process of trying to protect herself from rightful prosecution. • We remember when Hillary was singing a different tune, claiming that Trump was colluding with Russia and providing a Fake Russia Dossier that has led to investigation after investigation into Trump and his team. And, we also note that the Hillary-DNC instigated investigations have not turned up one piece of evidence that Trump ever colluded with Russia. BUT, there is a sizable body of evidence that Clinton did. In 2015, the New York Times reported that the Clinton Foundation took in more than $40,000,000 in “donations” from Russian interests in connection with her role as Secretary of State in approving the Uranium One deal. In recent weeks, FBI and court documents have shown that the Obama-era FBI (under the “leadership” of fired FBI Director James Comey) was aware that Moscow had compromised an American uranium trucking firm with bribes and kickbacks in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. • Recent New York Times and Washington Post reports show that Attorney General Sessions had asked top prosecutors to examine whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Uranium One deal -- but Hillary claims it’s all a political stunt. • “Demoralizing to people who have served at the Justice Department, under both Republicans and Democrats” and sending “a terrible signal to our country and the world that somehow we are giving up on the kind of values that we used to live by and we used to promote worldwide” -- Hillary. • "Abuse of power" -- Hillary. • "Some dictatorship, like some authoritarian regime, where political opponents are going to be unfairly, fraudulently investigated" -- Hillary. • "Politicization of the Justice Department" -- Hillary, and her boss Barack. • Hillary and Bill and the Clinton Foundation have plenty to be worried about. On Wednesday evening, Hannity teased yet another bombshell by tweeting a new report by TheHill‘s John Solomon about FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe writing an email in which he revealed the Clinton email investigation had been given “special” status. McCabe’s October 23, 2016, email to press officials in the FBI said the probe was under the control of a small group of high-ranking people at the FBI’s headquarters in Washington....it was referred to as ‘special’ and I was not given any details about it.” According to TheHill, the FBI refuses to clarify what McCabe meant by labeling the Clinton probe “special” : “We don’t have anything to add to the documents that were released,” FBI spokeswoman Carol Cratty told TheHill. • COVER-UP??? What else...???