On Thursday NBC released a report trying to connect Russian corruption to the Trump campaign by showing that Russia paid Flynn $45,000 for a speech.
NBC News reported: “The state-sponsored Russian television network RT paid former Defense Intelligence Agency head Mike Flynn more than $45,000, plus perks, to speak at its 10 anniversary gala in December 2015, according to documents released by Democrats on the House Oversight Committee Thursday.
RT also paid to fly Flynn and his son to Moscow and put them up at a luxury hotel from December 9 to December 12, according to email exchanges between his speaker’s bureau, Leading Authorities, and a representative of the network.”
What is ironic about this is that the media likes to ignore the fact that Russia paid Bill Clinton $500,000 for a speech a few years back when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State.
Breitbart reported: The Democrats’ newfound paranoia about Russian influence on American affairs was certainly nowhere to be found when Hillary Clinton was cheerfully selling them a huge chunk of America’s uranium stockpile, right after a Russian bank paid Bill Clinton $500,000 for a speech.
The Russian bank in question, Renaissance Capital, was so pleased with Bill Clinton’s performance at that $500k Q&A that Vladimir Putin, who was prime minister at the time, personally called Clinton to thank him.
According to Clinton Cash, the total donations from Uranium One shareholders to the Clinton Foundation exceeded $145 million, in the run-up to Hillary Clinton’s State Department approving the Rosatom deal, which gave Russia control over about 20 percent of U.S. uranium.
The Clintons have always insisted that none of these big foreign contributions or six-figure speaking fees ever influenced policy decisions, but now they’ve suddenly become very interested in Russian influence on the DNC Leaks controversy.
When was the last time you heard the mainstream media bring up this blast from the past?
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