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@chrislhayes @RudyGiuliani @MSNBC Read that THREAD @chrislhayes - there's research in there from citizen journos I bet you don't have!
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March ‘16: Reza Zarrab, a Trump Tower Istanbul tenant, arrested for laundering Iranian oil money to avoid U.S. sanctions

Early ‘17: Zarrab retains Giuliani

Late ‘17: Trump asks Tillerson to persuade DOJ to drop its case against Zarrab
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DOJ asserted #RezaZarrab engaged in hundreds of millions of dollars from illegal transactions on behalf Iranian entities, which were barred by U.S. sanctions, laundering the proceeds of those illegal transactions & defrauding financial institutions.
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Despite potential conflicts of interest, judge says #Giuliani can represent #RezaZarrab. Giuliani’s law firm represented banks that Zarrab defrauded.
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Trump Urged Then-Secretary of State Tillerson to Help Drop DOJ Case Against Giuliani’s Client: Report #RezaZarrab #TrumpTowersIstanblul thedailybeast.com/trump-urged-ex… via @thedailybeast
@thedailybeast "President Trump urged then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to help convince the Justice Department to drop a criminal case against Iranian-Turkish trader Reza Zarrab—then a client of Rudy Giuliani—in a 2017 Oval Office meeting, according to Bloomberg."
"Tillerson reportedly refused, saying the move would amount to interference in an active investigation. He is also said to have emphasized to then-CoS John Kelly in a separate conversation that the request to the DOJ would be illegal...." #RezaZarrab #TrumpTowersIstanbul
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