Skip to comments.Hillary Clinton, Obama, Donald Trump Jr and the Magnitsky Act
Posted on 07/17/2017 11:00:43 AM PDT by detective
The Magnitsky Act is the current weapon of choice against Trump in the media meltdown. The stories keep running about Russian lobbyists seeking to influence Trump Jr. to oppose the Magnitsky Act's sanctions on Russia. What all the shrill media innuendo hit pieces on Donald Trump Jr. fail to mention though is that the Russian position on the Magnitsky Act was also that of Hillary and Obama.
Media stories mention that Obama signed the bill into law. They neglect to mention that his administration was against it, before it was for it.
(Excerpt) Read more at frontpagemag.com ...
The Magnitsky affair has soured relations between Moscow and Washington, casting a spotlight on corruption in Russia.
It led to US sanctions on a group of Russian officials, retaliation by Russia and the bizarre spectacle of a dead man being put on trial.
That man, the late lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, was found guilty of tax fraud by a Moscow court on 11 July 2013, as was his former boss, US-born investment fund manager Bill Browder. Mr Magnitsky died in prison in 2009 - allegedly after beatings - but Russia dropped an investigation into his death.
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