Usually, when the DOJ brings charges against an arms dealer, someone is going down. In this instance it was Marc Turi, an American who had been charged. Suddenly, it appears that there was never enough evidence to bring the charges in the first place. Sources say that the real reason was the damage it could do to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Seems like military arms may have gotten into the hands of Islamic extremists (can I say that?).
As Written By KENNETH P. VOGEL and JOSH GERSTEIN for POLITICO:
Arms dealer had threatened to expose Hillary Clinton’s talks about arming anti-Qadhafi rebels.
The Obama administration is moving to dismiss charges against an arms dealer it had accused of selling weapons that were destined for Libyan rebels.
Lawyers for the Justice Department on Monday filed a motion in federal court in Phoenix to drop the case against the arms dealer, an American named Marc Turi, whose lawyers also signed the motion.
The deal averts a trial that threatened to cast additional scrutiny on Hillary Clinton’s private emails as Secretary of State, and to expose reported Central Intelligence Agency attempts to arm rebels fighting Libyan leader Moammar Qadhafi……
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