Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary in the Trump administration, shares business interests with Vladimir Putin's immediate family, and he failed to clearly disclose those interests when he was being confirmed for his cabinet position. Ross -- a billionaire industrialist -- retains an interest in a shipping company, Navigator Holdings, that was partially owned by his former investment company. One of Navigator's most important business relationships is with a Russian energy firm controlled, in turn, by Putin's son-in-law and other members of the Russian president's inner circle.
Waddya know? More undisclosed Russia connections in Trump's Cabinet.
The collective amnesia of the Trump administration officials seems to be spreading...
Josh Abbott Band - Amnesia
Pure coincidence that every guy who works for Trump has a Russian connection that he failed to disclose!
Zoe Baird was excoriated for not paying taxes on her nanny, held up as a piñata for the GOP in Congress to wail upon for days on end. Now we have a cabinet official who mislead Congress and is shown to be trading with Russians close to their corrupt leader, and not a whimper from Congress. Can you say 'party before country'? I knew you could...
Ole Wilbur thinks point out the pile of **** he left on the carpet is "evil."
"The fact that [Sibur] happens to be called a Russian company does not mean there's any evil in it. Where there is evil, is the misstatement that I did not disclose those holdings in my original form."
-- Wilbur Ross
Yeah but what about that one time a nationalized Russian immigrant donated $25 to the DNC? Why aren't we investigating THAT?! Or what about those leftists in NASA working with Roscosmos to replace the ISS? What about that Russian collusion? Trump and his associates near-infinite Russian connections are nothing burgers at most.
#6 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood
I had to flag that funny. SIBUR is Russia's largest integrated gas processing and petrochemicals company. Anything Oil and Gas in Russia is directly tied to Putin.
Come on now, this is what happens when you bring in a bunch of Oligarchs. It's small world for Oligarchs, they are all stroking each other in one way shape or form. I mean corruption makes the world go round...
Not even 6 degrees of separation on this one:
Ross aide served on Navigator's board while working at Commerce
Wendy Teramoto served as a part-time adviser to Ross while maintaining her board seat at the energy shipping company with a Kremlin-linked client.
Teramoto is now Ross's chief of staff, but she did resign from the Navigator board before taking that full-time government position on August 1st. And that is what the Trump admin calls draining the swamp.
#10 | POSTED BY CHUFFY AT 2017-11-06 06:15 PM | REPLY | FLAG
Be patient. I'm getting there.
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