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Humpty Dumpty Word Usage In 'Trump's Wonderland'

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That settlement at a steeply reduced amount came weeks after Sessions ordered federal prosecutors to seek the toughest possible charges and sentences in all cases. And, that settlement was announced on the same day that Sessions announced his intent to ramp up federal asset forfeitures – the process of taking cash, homes, cars, etc. from persons not convicted (and sometimes even charged) of crimes. That $6-million settlement with a firm headed by a Russian did not include any forfeiture comparable to the kind Sessions wants extracted on ordinary American citizens.

Spokespersons for Sessions defended the extraordinary settlement as a “very good outcome” that saved taxpayers the cost of a trial. Veslnitskaya told a Russian news outlet that the $6-million settlement was so light it appeared as “almost an apology from the government.”

Sessions, when announcing his plans to increase forfeiture actions where abuses have received bi-partisan condemnation, proclaimed, “no criminal should be allowed to keep proceeds of theirs crimes.”

Apparently, Sessions has Humpty Dumpty eyesight failing to see what Preet Bharara saw in that money-laundering scheme that involved what Bharara publicly stated was “a Russian criminal organization” that used the firm represented by Veslnitskaya to launder “fraud proceeds into” real estate holdings including investments in Manhattan.

The Humpty Dumpty usage in ‘Trump’s Wonderland’ for the money laundering scheme is rejected by some Democratic members of U.S. House Judiciary Committee who’ve written to USAG Sessions demanding answers to questions about the money laundering case settlement and Don Jr.’s June 2016 meeting.

“We write with some concern that the two events may be connected – and that the [Justice Department] may have settled the case at a loss for the United States in order to obscure the underlying facts,” stated that letter to Sessions dated July 12, 2017. “An explanation for your decision to settle just two days before trial was set to begin is long overdue.”

These Democratic House Judiciary Committee members also reject the Humpty Dumpty view of Trump defender/supporters that Don Jr.’s June 2016 secret meeting was a non-event of no consequence. “That the President’s inner circle was willing to accept this kind of assistance from a foreign adversary, is, at best, deeply troubling,” that July 12th letter stated.

Those who live in or like ‘Trump’s Wonderland’ should remember that, according to the fairy tale rhyme, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall and couldn’t be put back together again.



story | by Dr. Radut