Skip to comments.Collusion? Russians Gave $35 Million To Company With John Podesta On Board (Hillary's Campaign)
Posted on 04/03/2019 6:52:53 PM PDT by blam
Hillary Clintons 2016 campaign manager, John Podesta, played a central role in another potential Russian collusion scandal that has not yet been investigated.
Podesta, the former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, served on the board of Joule Unlimited, a now defunct alternative energy company, from January 2011 to January 2014. He resigned from the companys board to accept the powerful job of Counselor to President Barack Obama.
During Podestas tenure on the board of Joule Unlimited, a significant investment in the company by a firm owned by the Russian government escaped review and scrutiny by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
In September 2011, eight months after Podesta joined the board of Joule Unlimited, Rusnano, a venture capital fund wholly owned by the Russian government, announced it was investing one billion Russian rubles, $35 million, in the company, which accounted for 46 percent of the $75 million invested in it up to that time from its launch in 2007. Founders Afeyan Noubar and Dr. David Berry invested an estimated $10 million in the 2007 first round. The venture firm Noubar heads, Flagship Ventures now known as Flagship Pioneering led a second round investment of $30 million in 2010, as the Boston Globe reported.
Curiously, the CFIUS failed to initiate a review of the transaction despite statutory and administrative guidelines that any such transaction in which a foreign country or foreign company obtained more than a ten percent interest in an American company was reviewable.
CFIUS has significant discretion to determine when a foreign entity has sufficient control to confer jurisdiction, according to Overview of the CFIUS Process, a report prepared by the law firm Waltham & Lakins, a leading practitioner before CFIUS:
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I have a feeling Hillary’s hitman just got a phone call.
” now defunct company”....of course
Two tiered justice, upper tier for the Evil RATS, lower tier, stupid republicans.
I’m REALLY getting fed up with this double standard.
Long article, but the sleaze and corruption just oozes out all over. Almost all the Russian investments in US companies during HRC’s time as SOS were ignored and not reviewed. I wonder how the $35 million “invested” in Joule Energy was used. It would be nice to review the auditor’s annual audits of Joule to see what was actually going on there.
I wonder how the $35 million invested in Joule Energy was used.
Since it involved Clinton confidants I would guess hookers and blow.
This is a story that has been reported on before and is not breaking news. Podesta has had plenty of time to destroy whatever evidence he needed too.
Podesta on the board...lots of pizza and weird little girl “art.”
This is only the tip of the ice berg. Podesta and Reid were best buddies running a scam called the Clean Energy Project, which was a way to siphon clean energy grants and consulting. Joule Unlimited was just one point in a wider scam.
I wrote this all up a year ago, but no one gave a damn.
Where is your write-up on that?
Heads up on joules energy
Folks, it’s simple. Republicans in DC are ballless creatures. We should be on the offense now using the phoney Muller crap. Instead they cower and bow down as Dems call for more of their investigations.
Here’s what I’d like to see, “WHERE IS MY SENATOR CRUZ” Where are those fighting back in the house or senate? I’m pissed, like really pissed.
Be pi**ed then.....I prefer to wait and see as our guys are looking at the big picture and so is Trump. And they know who in the party are their enemy far better than we.
Watch The Trump Speech from last night..utube/ct
He was strongly attempting to give the Fairies some BEANS
It was terrific
let us all quit being babes in the woods
Nothing to see here, move along.
Folks, its simple. Republicans in DC are ballless creatures.
No, they are not ballless, just look how they stand up to us. We send them to do a job and they thumb their nose at us.
No, they are not ballless, the republicans ARE IN ON IT! I truly believe, they sit it backrooms with all the dem pols, smoking cigars lit from the tax dollars they confiscate from us, laughing the whole time.
Podesta was actually Trump in disguise! IMPEACH!
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