Has the conflict-of-interest tripwire been triggered?

Herein is some reasoned speculation that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has met the requirements for a conflict-of-interest recusal of himself. It all revolves around the Uranium One deal that was pulled off by the Hillary Clinton State Department. 

Mr. Mueller was a part of the FBI investigation into some concerns about the Russians trying to “get close” to Secretary Clinton back then. That means that the Special Counsel may be investigating and covering for his own actions back then. Great subject for another conspiracy theory, don’t you think?

As Written By Thomas Lifson for the American Thinker:

I am no lawyer, but I think I recognize a conflict of interest in a prosecutor.

Richard Pollock of the Daily Caller News Foundation reports that Tony Podesta’s lobbying firm, already under investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for failing to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) for work on behalf of Ukraine, also performed work for Russia, seeking approval of Uranium One.

Tony Podesta’s lobbying firm, the Podesta Group, represented the Russian-owned company Uranium One during former President Barack Obama’s administration and did not register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, The Daily Caller News Foundation has determined.

Podesta collected lobbying fees of $180,000 from Uranium One, according to the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics, that discloses lobbying documents filed with Congress. The uranium company states on its web site it is a “wholly owned subsidiary” of RUSANO, the Russian State Corporation for Nuclear Energy.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller already is scrutinizing Podesta and his firm for allegedly failing to register as a lobbyist for the European Center for a Modern Ukraine, a Ukrainian government entity.  His role there is tied up with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort who was indicted on 12 counts on Oct. 30, including the failure to register under the …..


Is this the conflict-of-interest tripwire requiring a special counsel for Uranium One?

Leave a Comment

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.