Obama's Russian collusion

The Hill's release of information on the collusion among American corporate interests, U.S. government agencies, and Russia seems to be all new material.  The text outlines the failure of the U.S. government under Obama to take account of information generated by the FBI on attempts by Russia to gain a financial advantage in the U.S. nuclear industry.  "The swamp" is reflected in the matter of Rosatom at every angle from which it can be viewed.

While Rosatom has been in the news before, nothing has brought it to the level of significance seen in these primary documents and the specificity of the charges found in the text of the article.  Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should be summarily fired, along with anyone else who touched these papers above the level of the FBI.  The responsible individuals must be dragged into the court system, where their actions can at the very least become part of the public record.

According to The Hill:

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.

The article includes redacted documents with official date and time stamps.  The identity of whoever leaked these documents will become an issue for those wanting to deflect attention from the article's contents, but the shocking details ought to prevent its source(s) from becoming the center of attention. 

The Hill's release of information on the collusion among American corporate interests, U.S. government agencies, and Russia seems to be all new material.  The text outlines the failure of the U.S. government under Obama to take account of information generated by the FBI on attempts by Russia to gain a financial advantage in the U.S. nuclear industry.  "The swamp" is reflected in the matter of Rosatom at every angle from which it can be viewed.

While Rosatom has been in the news before, nothing has brought it to the level of significance seen in these primary documents and the specificity of the charges found in the text of the article.  Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should be summarily fired, along with anyone else who touched these papers above the level of the FBI.  The responsible individuals must be dragged into the court system, where their actions can at the very least become part of the public record.

According to The Hill:

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.

The article includes redacted documents with official date and time stamps.  The identity of whoever leaked these documents will become an issue for those wanting to deflect attention from the article's contents, but the shocking details ought to prevent its source(s) from becoming the center of attention.