Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the Federal Bureau of Investigation had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering created to grow Vladimir Putin's atomic energy business inside the United States, according to government documents and interviews.
They also want to find out why the FBI made a decision to formally notify Congress of the probe on two separate occasions and why the FBI - as opposed to the Justice Department - recommended that Clinton not be charged at the conclusion of the investigation.
The Iowa Republican sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Wednesday asking whether the Department of Justice was investigating the fact that former President Bill Clinton was paid for a speech around the time that the U.S. government approved the Uranium One deal, and that Russians donated millions to the Clinton Foundation years before the uranium deal.
Nunes said on Tuesday that he wants to know "whether or not there was an FBI investigation, whether or not there was a DOJ investigation, and if so, why Congress was not informed of this matter".
Nunes is an avid defender of Trump and was stripped of his lead role in the House Intelligence Committee's Russian interference investigation earlier this year for politicizing it.
The House Intelligence and House Oversight committees will be investigating the Obama administration's approval of the purchase by a Russian state-owned energy company of a Canadian company whose mines control 20% of the US' uranium supply.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has also been digging into the matter, as part of a broader probe that also encompasses alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign and whether Trump's campaign associates colluded with the Russians. He claimed in October 2016 that Clinton gave uranium to Russian Federation "for a big payment", which the Washington Post later said was inaccurate.
David Bossie said Attorney General Jeff Sessions must appoint a special counsel to investigate the Uranium One deal, because that's the only way to get to the bottom of it.
But a state department official said at the time she "never intervened" in the committee review and the Clinton campaign said that she did not participate in the deal's approval.
The California Republican told reporters Tuesday that the new investigation was separate from the Russian Federation probe into election meddling. "Me and President Obama, we are the ones they like to put in the crosshairs", Clinton said. He said it wouldn't be appropriate for him to comment on an ongoing investigation.
The Queen then invited the happy couple to her BBQ the following day where a Royal source told us they got on "well". There is critical significance in Markle's meeting with Queen Elizabeth , People said .
The PM further added that his government was focusing on integrating the public healthcare system with Ayurveda and Yoga. PM Modi said that Ayurveda is not just a medical practice, but encompasses public health and environment health as well.
The Arctic Monkeys-themed weather system will bring gale force winds and rain to the South of the United Kingdom on Saturday. A "dangerous" storm headed for United Kingdom shores could cause floods, traffic chaos and power outages, forecasters fear.
Students from every class researched and gave presentations about their candidates at an assembly before the vote, Jefferson said. About 20 schools across the United States are named for Obama, the nation's first black president, according to Education Week .
Swift appears to be in a nude, light-up bodysuit that makes her look like a robot that can control lightning in the footage. The song is the second to get a video from Taylor's new album Reputation , which is being released on November 10.
The second quarter saw both the teams battle it out in the midfield as they looked to establish their authority in the match. The Indians, ranked sixth in the world, were in for nervous last 10 minutes as Malaysia went full throttle for an equaliser.
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In fact, the Slovenian side has won just one of their 14 group stage games in the premier European club competition (D5 L8). Like his counterpart, Jurgen Klopp does not have many roster issues on his hands either ahead of the trip to Maribor .
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Contrary to the win, Pakistan had the first real scoring chance when they earned their first penalty corner but they wasted it. Twitter came alive after the match with several celebrities, among others, congratulating the Indian team on the superb win.
Cowboys Elliott cleared to face Redskins
N.M. (KRQE)- The Dallas Cowboys bettered to 3-3 on the season after defeating the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium 40-10. Elliott has denied the claims and his case with the National Football League has gone back and forth in the court system.
London's new £10 T-Charge launches today
The mayor, Sadiq Khan , said he wanted to prepare Londoners for the ultra-low emission zone being introduced in April 2019. London's new Toxicity Charge (T-Charge ) is already making a difference to air quality on the streets of the capital.
Former Guam resident killed in Colorado shooting
Four people were involved in the shooting just before 2 a.m.at the Sunstone apartment complex at 720 City Park. According to the Daily Mail , she was also a designer for the student publication CSU Life .
Harry Reid Takes Time Out From Retirement to Blast Trump, Kelly
And, in a comment that seems unlikely to be the last word, he said he actually had had a "very nice call", with the family of Sgt. Sanders refused to discuss the details of the operation, including whether Trump authorized it, while it was being investigated.
ISIS claims responsibility for Afghan mosque attack
A suicide bomber set off his explosives inside a mosque in the Afghan capital on Friday, officials said, killing at least 30. Abdul Hussain Naseri, a Shiite cleric, condemned the attack and said more security is needed for Shiite mosques in the city.
Fourteen feared dead in Malaysia landslide
Penang Fire and Rescue Department director Saadon Mokhtar confirmed the third victim was found at 1.15pm Saturday. They added assistance will be provided to the family, while expressing condolences to the victims who have died.
Polestar 1 unveiled | New Release
Volvo and parent company Geely intend for Polestar and Volvo to collaborate and develop synergies that will benefit both. Volvo just shared details on the Polestar 1 , the first model from their new performance electric brand .
Official Arsenal XI and Red Star Belgrade preview
Arsenal would hold on to win 1-0 and pick up a potentially crucial 3 points in the context of the group. Walcott played a one-two with Wilshere who flicked the ball back to Walcott who headed it across goal.
Why the battle over the Iraqi city of Kirkuk matters
The status of Kirkuk and fate of the Kurds were left unsettled 14 years ago when a US-led invasion toppled Saddam. Abadi's office said the militias would remain on the outskirts of Kirkuk rather than enter the city.