Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Monday, January 29, 2018

The Moscow operation behind the now-infamous Russian-Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 included a direct attempt to enlist a foreign country's law-enforcement official as a virtual double-agent, according to a court case in Switzerland. One of Switzerland's top investigators has been fired after allegations of bribery, violating secrecy laws, and "unauthorized clandestine behavior" in meeting with the very same Russian actors linked to the Trump Tower encounter.

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The plot thickens, since Natalia Veselnitskaya is the same lawyer who met with Glenn Simpson to get the info that she brought to the Trump Tower meeting, worked closely with Simpson on the Prevezon case and was deeply entwined in the Magnitsky murder.

#1 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-01-30 07:35 PM | Reply

She's also the same lawyer that Rep Dana Rohrabacher, who Rep McCarthy suspected was paid by the Russians along with Trump, wanted to bring to a hearing he scheduled to show an anti-Browder film (the Magnitsky Act is named after Browder's murdered lawyer):

Members of the team of Russians who secured a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner also attempted to stage a show trial of anti-Putin campaigner Bill Browder on Capitol Hill.

The trial, which would have come in the form of a congressional hearing, was scheduled for mid-June 2016 by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), a long-standing Russia ally who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe. During the hearing, Rohrabacher had planned to confront Browder with a feature-length pro-Kremlin propaganda movie that viciously attacks him -- as well as at least two witnesses linked to the Russian authorities, including lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.

Yes, that's right -- one of the witnesses that Rohrabacher planned to question during this "show trial" was going to be Russian Lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, who also secretly met with Donald Trump Jr. during that very same month in order to dump dirt on Hillary Clinton in exchange for Trump coming on board with her anti-Magnitski Act crusade against Bill Browder.

www.dailykos.com

#2 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2018-01-30 07:53 PM | Reply

"worked closely with Simpson on the Prevezon case"

And let's not forget that the Prevezon case was being prosecuted by Preet Bharara until Trump fired him (from above link):

"After the firing of Preet Bharara the case against Prevezon was settled for pennies on the dollar. How strange it is that that happened."

#3 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2018-01-30 07:57 PM | Reply

Plot is thickening............................

#4 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2018-01-30 08:06 PM | Reply

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