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Smoking Gun: The Trump Victory Insurance Policy - Muh Russia?

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posted on Dec, 20 2017 @ 07:30 PM
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a reply to: Xcathdra

Donald Trump Jr. is the idiot who thought Russia has a "Crown Prosecutor." Unlike any competent businessman, he made no attempt whatsoever to pay due diligence. He thought the Russian government wanted his daddy to win, and he jumped at a chance to let them help him. This sure sounds like "intent," even if the deal fell through.

Not only did he not report the contacts, as he was presumably told to do, his version of what they discussed is fishy. He claims that they discussed the "Magnitsky Act," which was about keeping Russian children from being adopted. That is disingenuous, though I'm not sure on whose part. The Magnitsky Act are sanctions intended to punish Russian officials who tortured and killed a dissident oligarch, Magnitsky. In response, it was Russia that passed an act forbidding Americans from adopting Russian children. It is up to Russia to lift that ban. What the Russian "envoys" seemed to be angling for was an overturn of the sanctions established in the Magnitsky Act. Since the Act was actually an act of Congress, not an Executive Order, there is not much that Trump could have done about it anyway. The entire thing looks suspiciously like a set-up.




posted on Dec, 20 2017 @ 09:13 PM
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and when FBI agents meet with fusiongps and the Russian lawyer meets with fusiongps before and after the Trump meeting one has to question the validity of the claims coming from the left.

Again it is not illegal to meet with foreign nationals.

However if we use your logic on this then I look forward to you supporting criminal charges against Clinton and her team as well for going to Ukraine and meeting with their officials to get dirt on Trump.

Or do your ethics only run one way and only then when its convenient?

As for the act you would be incorrect. The law in question are actually sanctions and as such a new President has every right to review those sanctions to help determine foreign policy goals. In case you are unaware the act authorizes certain actions that can be implemented y the President. Trumps admin reviewed the actions the Obama admin took using the act and as such they can be changed. Per the law Trump sent a memo to congress advising them of a review of the current sanctions and possible changes to it since several Russian businesses that were initially targeted reached settlements with the DOJ (initiated under Obama admin).

The act authorizes several executive branch agencies to take actions against specific Russian nationals, financial institutions, etc. In case you are unaware the President, and not Congress, is the chief diplomat of the United States. As such Congress passes the laws / sanctions and they authorize the President to act in a specific manner with relations to the law in question.

The President must enact the sanctions, not Congress.

If you are going to make accusations please know what it is you are talking about before hand please.



posted on Dec, 21 2017 @ 07:46 AM
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and when FBI agents meet with fusiongps and the Russian lawyer meets with fusiongps before and after the Trump meeting one has to question the validity of the claims coming from the left.


What would be suspicious about the FBI interviewing people who were also investigating Trump's Russia connections?



 
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