90 Miles From Tyranny : Chuck Grassley Calls for Special Counsel in Uranium One Scandal

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Chuck Grassley Calls for Special Counsel in Uranium One Scandal


Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) called Tuesday for the Department of Justice to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Uranium One scandal after reports that suggest the FBI knew of Russian bribery and money laundering leading up to the 2010 deal.

Grassley, writing on Twitter, said, “Whoever in DOJ is capable [with] authority to appoint a special counsel [should] do so to investigate” the Uranium One scandal.

Whoever in DOJ is capable w authority to appoint a special counsel shld do so to investigate Uranium One "whoever" means if u aren't recused

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself in March from any investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election after a controversy arose about his meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, meetings that he did not disclose at his confirmation hearing.

Grassley’s call for a special counsel comes in the wake of reporting by The Hill that the FBI had found evidence of Russia’s involvement in “bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering” to grow their energy business in the U.S. and that Russian nuclear officials had routed “millions of dollars” to donate to the Clinton Foundation ahead of...Read More HERE

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