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💣Treason💣

The Trump Adm has virtually obliterated the lines normally separating gov’t policy making from corporate & foreign interests & sought to profit personally

Flynn, Barrack & others pushed a scheme to build dozens of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia.

#Grifters
💣Treason💣

And did so while seeking to avoid 123 restrictions on the transfer of U.S. nuclear technology and reap profits from the effort

Barrack submitted drafts of 2016 'America First' energy speech to UAE & Saudi for edits & TeamTrump largely accommodated requested changes.
💣Treason3💣

Barrack arranged for language requested by the UAE & Saudi officials to be added to Trump’s speech with the help of Manafort.

“This is the most likely final version of the speech. It has the language you want,” wrote Manafort in an email to Barrack
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💰1MDB Global Scandal💰

What is 1MDB?

Short for 1Malaysia Development Berhad (which means limited), the fund was set up in 2009 by then-Prime Minister Najib Razak to invest government revenues in real estate

MAIN THREAD #1MDB
Questions arose in early 2015 when the fund failed to meet payments on $11 billion in debt.

🔑The WSJ then published documents showing that about $700M from 1MDB-linked entities had ended up in Najib’s personal bank accounts just before elections in 2013.
latimes.com/world/la-fg-ma…
By far the largest transactions that flowed into Malaysian PM Najib’s accounts were two deposits of $620M & $61M in March 2013, during a heated election campaign in Malaysia.
wsj.com/amp/articles/m…
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💰Qatar Blockade & Kush’s 666 bailout.

The troubling overlap between Jared Kushner's business interests and US foreign policy
📌A congressional inquiry has raised the possibility that Kushner supported a blockade of a US ally as payback because it would not fund his family’s business
theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
🔑In May 2017, Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon, met for a private dinner with top leaders of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. #Otaiba?

The pair learned of a plan by US allies Saudi & Qatar to impose a blockade on another US ally, Qatar.
theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
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💰Qatar - Russia/Rosnef - Qatari Sovereign Wealth Fund & TeamTrump

Quick overview of some 🔑 intersections.
🔑Aug 2016 Manafort & Tom Barrack went on a cruise where they met one of the world’s richest men, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the former prime minister of Qatar.

🔑Until 2013, Mr. Al Thani presided over the country’s $230B sovereign wealth fund.
nytimes.com/2018/12/13/us/…
💰Qatari SWF, Russia & Rosnef

12/16: Russian state bank secretly financed Rosneft sale after foreign buyers balked

Based on accounts from five of the sources, the value of the Russian loan to the Qatari sovereign wealth fund is around $6 billion.
reuters.com/article/us-ros…
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💣Incoming!💣

📌Friday is the day the grand jury indictments come down!
:-)

📌Investigators looking into lawyers’ contacts with Cohen after FBI raids

📌Brennan Predicts Mueller Report, & More Indictments On Friday & added, if a DonJr is indicted Trump would likely fire him.
💣Incoming2💣

“This Fri is better than next Friday b/c next Fri is the 3/15, which is the Ides of March,"

“& I don't think Mueller will want to have that dramatic flair when he delivers what I think are going to be are his indictments, the final indictments as well the report."
💣Incoming3💣

The Trump administration’s efforts to fast track transfer of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia enjoyed the assistance of a lobbying firm Prime Policy Group (PPG), that represented Ukraine’s then pro-Russian government. #Manafort #Stone #Black
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🤮SexSlaves🤮

Buckle up folks!

#TipOfIceberg

The real scandal here is the gross imbalance of power involving women who were held in a form of human bondage to serve as objects of gratification for powerful men intoxicated by their belief they can get away with anything.
💣Sting💣

📌Manafort is a “hardened” criminal who “repeatedly & brazenly violated the law,”

📌Trump’s Mouthpiece? Pompeo Is Tested by NK, Iran & US Allies

📌All of Mueller's files will be handed over to Congress whether the Justice Department likes it or not.
💣Sting3💣

Why did Trump’s Labor Sec Acosta give a Sweetheart Deal to Epstein

Kilimnik Is The Enigmatic Figure at the Heart of Mueller’s Inquiry

He pops up repeatedly as a possible connection to #TeamTrump & RU, w/ ties to both sides that are as enigmatic as they are deep
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