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Russian oligarch's story could spell
trouble for Team Mueller

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Posted By: earlybird, 7/3/2019 8:10:55 PM

Sometimes it is the quiet, elusive ones who come back to haunt you. And for ex-special prosecutor Robert Mueller, one of those might be a Russian billionaire named Oleg Deripaska. The oligarch who once controlled Russia’s largest aluminum empire has been an international man of intrigue in the now-completed and disproven Trump collusion investigation. (Snip) Deripaska confirmed a story told to me more than a year ago by law enforcement sources: He was indeed interviewed by FBI agents in September 2016 during the early Russia probe, and he told them he strongly doubted the bureau’s theory that the


September 2016: He told the FBI that he strongly doubted there was any Russian collusion. He also mounted an investigation (at his own expense) into an FBI agent captured in Iran in 2007 while on a CIA mission. Too complex to synopsize. Solomon believes Mueller has a conflict of interest

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Reply 1 - Posted by: VAPMAN 7/3/2019 9:00:36 PM (No. 113484)
Mueller is up to his eyeballs in conflict of interest. If there was an honest judge in D.C. Mueller would be toast.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Strike3 7/3/2019 9:03:59 PM (No. 113489)
Very interesting bit of background. Given that the FBI has been lying for at least three years, I am inclined to believe the Russian, Deripaska, who had nothing to gain by Trump's election, except for finally getting fair treatment from the corrupt State Department. He didn't realize that he had to drop millions into the Clinton Foundation to get a visa
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 7/3/2019 11:24:49 PM (No. 113585)
Mueller and his team of corrupt, lying, cowardly political hacks should be in jail.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2 7/4/2019 4:27:42 AM (No. 113696)
The FBI and DOJ have earned their monikers of being dirty cops and dirty lawyers. Are the replacements just like them and just waiting for the statue of limitations to run out? Is that why Barr hasn't revoked all those full immunities that Mueller passed out? Where's that IG report from May, Jun, and now Jul and soon to be Aug, then Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec, etc.?
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