Former John Kasich Adviser Who Pushed Russia Conspiracy Goes To Work Lobbying For… Russia!

A former adviser to John Kasich who has frequently pushed the narrative of the 2016 election Russia conspiracy named John Weaver has now gone to work as a lobbyist for Russia.

You couldn’t make this up.

FOX News reports:

Former Kasich adviser takes $350G job lobbying for Russia, registers as foreign agent: report

A former campaign adviser for John Kasich has registered as a foreign agent to lobby against sanctions on Russia despite being a long-time critic of the Kremlin for interfering in U.S. politics, according to a report.

John Weaver was the top strategist on the 2016 presidential campaign of Kasich, the Republican former governor of Ohio who has frequently been at odds with President Trump. Weaver claims he accepted a six-month contract worth $350,000, plus expenses, to work for the foreign power because he wanted to defend America against what he described as Trump’s “dangerous” policies.

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The former Kasich aide signed a contract last month to lobby Congress and the Trump administration on behalf of Tenam Corp., a subsidiary of the Rosatom, the Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, Politico reported.

News of Weaver’s new job prompted backlash on social media, as the strategist had spent most of his career criticizing the Kremlin, most recently for its interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Check out some of the Twitter reactions to this news:

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You don’t get a chance to see hypocrisy on this level every day.


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