He is of interest to Mueller because of his ties to the Kremlin and his decade-long relationship with Paul Manafort, the one-time campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump, who this month was sentenced to a total of seven and a half years in prison in two criminal cases brought by Mueller's team.
Artem Klyushin, a Russian billionaire who serves as a government advisor to the Russian President Vladimir Putin, tweeted a veiled threat to President Donald Trump on Thursday.
‘Russian oligarch tweets threat to Trump: This ‘will be his last term’ if he doesn’t ‘extinguish Russophobia’
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro introduced a totally crazy new theory about special prosecutor Bob Mueller during her Saturday night show. She said that the highly respected special counsel and former FBI Director is actually a criminal who will soon need his own attorney. She accused the straight-laced Mueller of taking money from a Russian billionaire, apparently in exchange for his investigation of President Donald Trump.
“Keystone XL is not an economic benefit to Americans who will see higher gas prices and bear all the risks. The pipeline is being built through America, but not for Americans.”
Converting Russian mobsters’ stolen cash from overseas into Trump’s properties in the U.S. was a dirty win for both the criminal Russians and the criminal Trump.
Rex Tillerson not only runs ExxonMobil, he is also the director of a Russian oil company registered in the Bahamas, a secretive tax haven.
“Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross-section of a lot of our assets. We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia.”