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03-07-2017, 08:15 PM
Tony Podesta Made Almost $200K Representing Russian Bank Trying To End Sanctions (http://www.dailywire.com/news/14198/tony-podesta-made-almost-200k-representing-russian-hank-berrien)



In an explosive revelation, The Daily Caller reports that Democrat super-lobbyist Tony Podesta, brother of Hillary Clinton’s national campaign chairman John Podesta, was paid $170,000 in 2016 to represent Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, which was trying to end an Obama administration economic sanctions against Russia.

As a retired senior U.S. intelligence official explained, “Sberbank is the Kremlin, they don’t do anything major without Putin’s go-ahead, and they don’t tell him ‘no’ either.”

Senate lobbying disclosure forms show Tony Podesta listed as a lobbyist for Sberbank; Podesta’s firm, The Podesta Group, garnered over $24 million in fees in 2016, much of it coming from foreign governments, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics.