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Fusion GPS: White House trying to smear us on Russian Federation

Fusion GPS: White House trying to smear us on Russian Federation

"It's absolutely clear the interest and the goal was to repeal the Magnitsky Act", Browder said of the meeting.

Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday that the president now has the power to remove individuals from the Office of Foreign Asset Control's (OFAC) sanctions list.

Repeal of the Magnitsky Act is Vladimir Putin's "single most important foreign policy priority", William Browder told Congress on Thursday. But Browder fought back, giving an affadavit to the Justice Department accusing Fusion of acting in the interests of Russian Federation without registering as a foreign lobbying company. "So he is personally at risk of the Magnitsky Act".

Simpson, he continued, is running a "professional smear campaign", and he knows he's not the only victim. The ban was imposed in retaliation for the 2012 Magnitsky Act, a USA law that blacklisted suspected Russian human rights offenders.

Under questioning by Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Browder affirmed that talk of adoption was effectively Russian code for lifting the sanctions.

Browder called the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin, and publicist Rob Goldstone a mission that Russian intelligence knew about in advance "with 100 percent certainty. there would have been weeks spent studying how to best achieve the results in that meeting".

Magnitsky uncovered a $US230 million tax fraud scheme in 2008 when he was working for Hermitage that implicated high-level Kremlin officials and allies of President Vladimir Putin.

On July 11, Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, disclosed emails he exchanged arranging a meeting with a Russian lawyer named Natalya Veselnitskaya.

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Reached for additional comment on Grubbs' statement, Browder said that in spite of seeing "documentary evidence showing that Sergei Magnitsky was murdered", Rohrabacher "has been knowingly spreading false information from the Kremlin that Sergei died of natural causes in order to assist certain sanctioned Russian individuals who want to get off the Magnitsky list".

According to emails released by Trump Jr.as the New York Times was poised to report on them, the meeting at Trump Tower was set up for the objective of receiving incriminating evidence about Democratic contender Hillary Clinton provided by the Russian general prosecutor. It's been said by people who attended that meeting. "Particularly at a time when we face unprecedented interference in our democratic process by a certain country, namely Russian Federation", said Sen.

'This was a big ask, ' he said.

A leading hedge fund manager who got kicked out of Russia testified in the Senate that he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is worth $200 billion - and that a Kremlin-linked lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. was heading the Kremlin's effort to roll back a USA sanction that Putin despised.

Browder was testifying at a hearing on a law requiring foreign agents to register.

"The idea that Manafort, who is well known by the Russian world as sympathetic to their cause, that they didn't see that as an opportunity to get a relationship with the Trump campaign is hard to believe", Graham said.

Last month, Trump's Justice Department suddenly chose to settle the money laundering case against the real estate company.

The House and Senate intelligence committees interviewed Kushner earlier in the week - Kushner, in testimony he released publicly, said that he remembered very little of the meeting and later asked an aide to bail him out of the meeting.

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