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1.On his financial disclosure report, #Barr notes that he earned anywhere from $5,001 to $15,000 in dividends from the #VectorGroup

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2.#VectorGroup´s President is Howard Lorber who brought #Trump to #Moscow in the 1990s to seek investment projects there. The trip is widely seen as the first of many attempts to establish a #TrumpTower in #Moscow.

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3.Lorber is also one of the persons mentioned by @DonaldJTrumpJr involved in the #TrumpTower meeting on June 9th with #Veselnitskaya about "Adoptions"(LOL) certain sources say @DonaldJTrumpJr called Lorber at the meeting.

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4.On top of #Barr's other choices, which reflect partisan bias, it is bad judgment…to have any financial ties to a person so directly entangled with #Trump, Don Jr. and the core of events and questions of the #Russia investigation.”

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5.#Barr used to work for #Kirkland & #Ellis LLP, serving as counsel from March 2017 until his confirmation as Attorney General in 2019, while serving as counsel he represented #AlfaBank. #Barr earned in the excess of $1 million at the firm

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6. As Attorney General #Barr also supervises another Kirkland & Ellis alumnus with #AlfaBank ties. Early last year, Trump nominated Kirkland & Ellis partner Brian Benczkowski to DOJ's criminal division.

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7. In his role with the law firm, #Benczkowski had represented #AlfaBank and supervised an investigation into suspicious online communications between #AlfaBank and servers belonging to the #TrumpOrganization

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8.#AlfaBank is partially owned by #Russian Oligarch German Khan, Pyotr Aven and Mikhail Fridman all deeply connected to #Putin #Kremlin and the #Russian Mob and its leader Semion #Mogilevich

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9.German Khan, son-in-law is the London-based lawyer Alexander van der Zwaan who was indicted by #Mueller for lying to investigators about a report his firm had written for #Manafort

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10.Och-Ziff Capital Management, a hedge fund where #Barr was a board director from 2016 to 2018,is also connected to the #RussiaInvestigation

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11.The billionaire Ziff brothers, Dirk, Robert and Daniel, provided seed money to hedge fund manager Daniel Och to start the firm in 1992.

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12.The brothers are also a subject of interest to the Russian government because of their work with billionaire William Browder, a financier who ran afoul of the Kremlin.

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13.#Veselnitskaya who met with #TrumpJr,#Kushner; and #Manafort in the #TrumpTower meeting—mentioned the #Ziff brothers during her meeting as part of the promised “dirt” on #HillaryClinton.

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14.#Barr has significant assets, between $100,000 and $250,000, with @DeutscheBank, the only bank that would lend to #Trump when all other banks viewed him as too hot to handle.

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15.@DeutscheBank is implicated in #Russian #MoneyLaundering scandals.
At least 2 Congressional committees are now looking into #Trump´s business ties to @DeutscheBank.

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16.#Barr has not divested from #VectorGroup or pulled his assets out of @DeutscheBank since he became attorney general.

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