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Thread: Something rotten is going on with this lobbyist -Michael Esposito.

He was involved with SCL group, the Clinton Campaign, AND Donald Trump

What is this?

2: From OpenSecrets, Esposito was lobbying for SCL group in 2003 and then again in 2009.
3: I had some questions because the company is only listed as Strategic Communications - but the inclusion of Global Policy Partners proves it is SCL group.
4: Next, Esposito appears in the Podesta emails.

He’s claiming to be a long time democratic activist, and he’s offering to help the Clinton campaign in Iowa

5. This is so sketchy.
6: Why did his father and brother split off from him after a lifetime of lobbying for public transportation and sanctuary cities?
7: I wonder if it had anything to do with hiring a Ukrainian foreign service officer and working in Ukraine?
8: This “longtime democratic activist”

...donated 35k to Trump 2020 in late 2017?

How does that make any sense?

8. This long time Democratic Activist is now working for the RNC chairs advisory board - after donating 35k To Trump - after offering to help Clinton in Iowa?

What is happening here? This screams MOB To me. federaladvocates.com/government-rel…
10. Esposito worked with Kushner and is very close with Trump?

I wonder what real estate deals he was involved in....
11. He’s literally running around the country selling access to the president....after spending decades a Dem activist beverlyhills.org/cbhfiles/stora…
12: He even hired a Trump transition team member as counsel...the guy who worked on fighting the Jill Stein recount
13. Esposito and Sweeney were responsible for picking the unqualified corrupt Zinke for interior. #Trump
14: Esposito comes from a family of Democratic lobbyists. His sister works for Democrats in Illinois. His father and brother broke off from him and kept lobbying for Dem causes when he decided to support Trump.

If it was just a lobbyist being a lobbyist, I wouldn’t post this...
@peterjukes @carolecadwalla @annmarlowe @chrisinsilico did any of you ever come across this guy in your research?
15. Why did this long time democratic Activist - and Sanctuary City Supporter - Give to Racist MS SEnator Hyde Smith?
16. Why is he throwing so much money at the RNC?
@BrynneCraig @dccc @HillaryClinton @RobbyMook @DNC What did you give Him access to?
Federal Advocates also represents Peppermill Casinos, run by the Seeno family. Casinos are MOB
19. Why is a Democratic activist representing the mob all of a sudden? mercurynews.com/2012/02/03/pow…
20: This Seeno family business sure looks like a mob run business. Cc @LincolnsBible eastbaytimes.com/2017/03/16/see…
21. oh my god.

This mob family lawyer was just given control of the IRS.

22. This is the guy who controls the release of Trumps tax returns!!! Thanks to @RighteousBabe4 for finding this! cnbc.com/amp/2019/01/02…
23: Sidenote: For those who don’t know what SCL group is, it’s the parent Company for Cambridge Analytica Known to be well connected to the Russian mob.

That’s what got me interested originally.
24: Esposito also lobbied for Sergey Rybalka last year.
25: Rybalka is a Ukrainian politician under investigation

26: Mark Cowan and Yuri Vanetik also lobbied for Rybalka last year. Cowan was on the Trump transition team with John Sweeney of Federal advocates.
27: Cowan started Potomoc International Partners - and hired Susan Ralston, one of the people implicated in the Abramoff scandal.
28: CNP member and Heritage President Ed Fuelner is on the board of advisors
30: More on the Seeno mob company Esposito was lobbying for.
31: Esposito didn’t just lobby for Peppermill, he spent more time than that lobbying for Seenos construction company too. #Mob

I still can’t believe there’s a mob lawyer in charge of the IRS
32. #PUTIN Connection

The Ukrainian Esposito hired AND the head of the Ukranian company he recently started doing business with (UA Direct) - both part of the delegation from the "autonomous republic of Crimea"

Should sanction them...
33: The Lobbyist selling himself as the only lobbyist with access to Trump hired a Crimes apologist AND does business with only pro Crimes Ukrainians? Wonder where Trump gets his opinions from.. #TrumpRussia unian.info/politics/13758…
-Sidenote: remember this guy is supposed to be a lifetime democratic activist
34. Appears that Federal Advocates forgot to renew its license to operate....
35. Spoke too soon. He just didn't renew in DC. It is still active in Virginia
34: Trump is really trying to hide his taxes
35. Oh, Esposito hires Trump officials now?newswire.com/news/federal-a…
36. At least she left after clashing with Bolton and Miller, but this even says she's a die hard Trumper politico.com/story/2018/07/…
37. I think I made him mad.
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