In the runup to the Uranium One deal, did you know that the FBI had an undercover informant and knew a lot about what the Russians were up to? The FBI knew that the Russians were working in the background using every tactic and trick that they had to influence the outcome of the deliberation within the government. They did absolutely nothing with some damning pieces of information. Want to know if politics has anything to do with it? Here is what the FBI said.
As Written By John Sexton for Hot Air:
The Hill has a follow-up report on the blockbuster from last monthabout the FBI’s uncovering of a Russian bribery and extortion plot to gain access to the U.S. nuclear market. The new report rebuts claims that the undercover investigation had no connection to the Uranium One sale to Russia’s Rosatom. As an example, Reuters reported last week that undercover informant William Campbell never mentioned the Rosatom purchase of Uranium One during interviews:
Some people who know Campbell are skeptical that he can shed much light on Uranium One. Two law enforcement officials with direct involvement in the Rosatom bribery case in which Campbell was an informant said they had no recollection or record of him mentioning the deal during their repeated interviews with him.
Also, although both Uranium One and the bribery cases involved Rosatom, the two cases involved different business units, executives and allegations, with little other apparent overlap, Reuters found in a review of the court records of the bribery case.
But after reviewing 5,000 documents, Hill reporter John Solomon says he is absolutely certain Campbell was aware of the sale. In fact, he was asked to help respond to political opposition to it:……..
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