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Jared Kushner's firm got $2 billion from Saudi wealth fund run by crown prince, despite board's objections

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Jared Kushner's firm got $2 billion from Saudi wealth fund run by crown prince, despite board's objections

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4.11.22
The main Saudi sovereign wealth fund, controlled by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, invested $2 billion in Jared Kushner's new private equity firm six months after Kushner left the White House, where he was a key defender of bin Salman, even though the Saudi fund's investment screening committee expressed serious misgivings, The New York Times reported Sunday night, citing internal documents. Kushner was a senior White House adviser to his father-in-law, former President Donald Trump. The screening committee's four members — current or former heads of Saudi Aramco, Dow Chemical, the Saudi Central Bank, and Saudi Industrial Development Fund — voted unanimously against investing in Kushner's fledging Affinity Fund, citing the "inexperience" of its management, an asset management fee that "seems excessive," and the fact that due diligence found the firm's operations "unsatisfactory in all aspects," the Times reports. "But days later the full board of the $620 billion Public Investment Fund" overruled the screening panel.

"Ethics experts say that such a deal creates the appearance of potential payback for Mr. Kushner's actions in the White House — or of a bid for future favor if Mr. Trump seeks and wins another presidential term in 2024," the Times reports. Among other things, "Kushner played a leading role inside the Trump administration defending Crown Prince Mohammed after U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that he had approved the 2018 killing and dismemberment of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi columnist for The Washington Post and resident of Virginia who had criticized the kingdom's rulers."


The bottomless graft of the Trump family.
 

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Pssst.... Tom Barrack was the Saudi's "man in America" before Trump-Jared.

Barrack is gonna need to make a deal.... no pardon power in sight...





 
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Its interesting to have all this speculation about a dubious laptop, but where real confirmed corruption is taking place, people ignore it.
 

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Its interesting to have all this speculation about a dubious laptop, but where real confirmed corruption is taking place, people ignore it.
Nebulous conspiracy claims invite debate that go into the hundreds of pages, but when something is as straightforward and undeniable as this, there’s really just not much more to say. Essentially, this is the likely corruption that conservatives want to believe took place with Hunter and his father.
 
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Nebulous conspiracy claims invite debate that go into the hundreds of pages, but when something is as straightforward and undeniable as this, there’s really just not much more to say. Essentially, this is the likely corruption that conservatives want to believe took place with Hunter and his father.
If a conservative accuses someone of something you can bet they've already do it themselves.
 

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Its interesting to have all this speculation about a dubious laptop, but where real confirmed corruption is taking place, people ignore it.
The G.O.P.'s oppression megaphone is adept at steering the cultists away from the stench that is right under their noses.

Now you see it,

Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department

https://www.justice.gov › attachments › 2015/03/04

PDF
Mar 4, 2015 — yet Ferguson's municipal court routinely issues warrants for people to be arrested and incarcerated for failing to timely pay related fines ...

And now, you don't!

Five Years After Ferguson, Policing Reform Is Abandoned

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Aug 12, 2019 — Five Years After Ferguson, Policing Reform Is Abandoned. 08.12.19 ... then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions had eliminated the Collaborative Reform program.

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The Demand for Money Behind Many Police Traffic Stops

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Nov 2, 2021 — Over 730 municipalities rely on fines and fees for at least 10 percent ... states — Ohio, Oklahoma and Virginia — where police traffic stops ...

Nearly 600 Towns Get 10% Of Their Budgets (Or More) From Court Fines​

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Aug 29, 2019,

"Just in time for a Labor Day weekend road trip, a new report reveals hundreds of America’s worst speed traps. According to a national database compiled by Governing magazine, at least 583 cities and towns have collected 10% or more of their general fund revenue from fines and forfeitures. Among those jurisdictions, 80 relied on fines to generate over half of their budget revenue. Most of those municipalities came from just four states: Georgia, Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma...."

Midterms: Poorest states have Republican legislatures, and richest have Democratic ones

Heading into midterms, Republicans are the party of the poor and Democrats a the party of the rich. Look at state legislatures in the poorest states.
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Midterms: Poorest states have Republican legislatures, and richest have Democratic ones
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"On Oct. 4, USA TODAY published a breathtaking economic profile of all 50 states, ranked by household income. Embedded within it is arguably the greatest unseen political truth of our time..."

Fathom it, and you will see how politics may unexpectedly affect economics and wealth for years to come.

"Eighteen of the 19 poorest states have legislatures where both chambers are Republican controlled. New Mexico (46th richest, fifth poorest) is Democratic. But there isn’t another blue or purple state until you get to purple Maine (31st richest, 20th poorest) with its “split” legislature of one party in each chamber...."

Government jurisdictions with the highest per capita incarceration rates in the world,

In Massachusetts, 275 per 100,000, in New Jersey, 341, in New York, 376, in Connecticut, 394.

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So if Trump got a cut guess Trumpers think he should be locked up!
 

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Its interesting to have all this speculation about a dubious laptop, but where real confirmed corruption is taking place, people ignore it.
It's their faux outrage about anything they can use to bash the dems over their heads and it matters not if it is factual, however, when the corruption is blatant and coming from the right, it's a nothingburger, move along. If one is old enough to understand, it really is amazing what trump has done to the gop in four short/long years. Saint Ronald Reagan must be turning in his grave.

As far as I'm concerned the gop has become an angry white mob that just wants to tear down the america we have today and put an authoritative government in control while they talk about protecting our rights.
 

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It's their faux outrage about anything they can use to bash the dems over their heads and it matters not if it is factual, however, when the corruption is blatant and coming from the right, it's a nothingburger, move along. If one is old enough to understand, it really is amazing what trump has done to the gop in four short/long years. Saint Ronald Reagan must be turning in his grave.

As far as I'm concerned the gop has become an angry white mob that just wants to tear down the america we have today and put an authoritative government in control while they talk about protecting our rights.
Wish there was a double like option. Especially the last sentence.
 

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Days after Michael Cohen's hotel suite and offices were raided, he was pictured in front of that hotel talking to Rotem Rosen
who at that time was an executive of Lev Leviev's "Africa Israel" business entity. Rotem Rosen is tight with Rahm Emmanuel's
brother, Ari.

William Morris Endeavor moving to 11 Madison Ave.​

https://nypost.com › 2014/07/24 › william-morris-ende...

Jul 24, 2014 — ... owned by Alex Sapir and Rotem Rosen of the Sapir Organization and ... William Morris, which joined forces with Ari Emanuel's Endeavor in ...

Rotem Rosen is recently divorced from the late Trump crony, Sapir, and his former bro-in-law, Alex, mentioned just above,
is pictured with Trump in Moscow in 2013. The Rosen Sapir wedding was hosted at Mar-A-Lago about 2005.
Jared was a guest at the ceremony involving the couple's first child.

The late elder Sapir was "hooked up" with Soviet intel at their UN mission, rising from cab driver to hundreds of millions!

Tamir Sapir - Wikipedia​

https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Tamir_Sapir

Sapir made contacts with the Soviet contingent to the United Nations in New York, and started trading electronics, clothing, and footwear for exclusie ...

Donald Trump's millionaire real estate tycoon friend is ...​

https://www.dailymail.co.uk › news › article-8004441

Feb 14, 2020 — Billionaire Tamir Sapir invested in the Trump Tower SoHo project and was accused of having mafia connections, claims he always denied. Rosen has ...

Trump's ambassador to Israel was also of this tiny Chabad sect,

This reporting is very informative.

The Happy-Go-Lucky Jewish Group That Connects Trump and ...​

https://www.politico.com › magazine › story › 2017/04

Apr 9, 2017 — Kushner's family, which is Modern Orthodox, has long been highly engaged in philanthropy across the Jewish world, including to Chabad entities, ...

Kushner Foundation Gives $342K to Chabad - The Forward​

https://forward.com › news › kushner-foundation-gives...

Jan 9, 2017 — A Haaretz examination has revealed that Charles and Seryl Kushner have been major benefactors of Chabad over the years. Between 2003 and 2013, ...

'Putin's rabbi' calls for end to war in Ukraine, offers to mediate​

https://www.timesofisrael.com › putins-rabbi-calls-for-e...

Mar 3, 2022 — Lazar, a follower of the Chabad movement, has served as chief rabbi of Russia for some 20 years — though the position is somewhat contested — ...

Since 1990 Lazar has been rabbi of the synagogue in Maryina roshcha District of Moscow.[citation needed] In 1992 Lazar became acquainted with Israeli diamantaire Lev Leviev, who introduced him to Russian businessmen Boris Berezovsky and Roman Abramovich. The latter became the major benefactor of the synagogue in Maryina roshcha

Lev Leviev (born July 30, 1956) is an Israeli diamond magnate, investor and philanthropist. Leviev is the founder of Africa Israel Investments, a diversified conglomerate. He is a noted philanthropist for

MONEY LAUNDERING?

 

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Rotem Rosen left Africa Israel at about this time....

(Grassley and Freeh =LOL AFA motives)

Denis Katsyv -​

https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Denis_Katsyv

"Katsyv has been represented by ... Veselnitskaya, who met with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn R. Simpson who was investigating American-British ..."

...
Later that June, Veselnitskaya screened a film by Andrei Nekrasov at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., that was critical of Magnitsky. She was "deeply involved in the making of The Magnitsky Act – Behind the Scenes". .. according to RussiaTV5, a "station whose owners are known to be close to Mr. Putin"....

Veselnitskaya represented Pyotr Katsyv's son, Denis, when Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, charged him with money laundering. Federal prosecutors accused Katsyv of using Manhattan real estate deals to launder money stolen from Browder's Hermitage Capital Management. The Russian government then banned Bharara from traveling there.


...on 14 June 2016. Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul testified as Veselnitskaya sat behind him.
In October 2015, Veselnitskaya traveled to Manhattan, with her clients, for a deposition in the money laundering case. After being told, at the end of the deposition, that the counterparty would be required to reimburse her for her expenses, she billed the U.S. government $50,000, ..

.. a Swiss agent and Russia specialist from the Federal Office of Police, investigating the Prevezon transaction from a Magnitsky Act violation, ..Moscow in December 2016 .. met Veselnitskaya. The meeting was apparently set up by Russian Deputy Attorney General Saak Albertovich Karapetyan. Because the officer, known only as Victor K., .. was later dismissed, suspected of abuse of office, violation of official secrecy and corruption. During an unauthorized flight, Karapetyan died in a helicopter crash north-east of Moscow in March 2019.

.. Trump fired Bharara on 11 March 2017 and Jeff Sessions replaced him with Joon Kim ..during the rest of the case. In May 2017, the international money laundering case was settled with Katsyv's company, Prevezon Holdings, which was represented by Louis Freeh, paying $6 million (without any admission of wrongdoing). The settlement was for less than 3% of the amount prosecutors had initially sought. In November 2017, Katsyv's company Prevezon stated that it would pay the fine using money from AFI Europe which is a subsidiary of Lev Leviev's Africa Israel Investments.

In March 2017, Senator Chuck Grassley filed a complaint alleging...

In a 14 July 2017,..Veselnitskaya acknowledged that she was in regular contact ...with Prosecutor General Yury Chaika "while waging a campaign against U.S. sanctions".
 

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This is what corruption looks like. Someone largely determining US policy on Saudi Arabia with a corrupt relationship to the murderous dictator who has $2 billion waiting for him. This is another reason Republican voters deserve so much blame for falling for trump's con job.
 

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This is what corruption looks like. Someone largely determining US policy on Saudi Arabia with a corrupt relationship to the murderous dictator who has $2 billion waiting for him. This is another reason Republican voters deserve so much blame for falling for trump's con job.
However, Trumpers will ignore all of this, if they even hear about it, and focus on Hunter's laptop 'cause maybe just maybe......
 

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However, Trumpers will ignore all of this, if they even hear about it, and focus on Hunter's laptop 'cause maybe just maybe......
When a society *supports* terrible government, it's not much different in a democracy that chooses that government than in a totalitarian society that has that government. If Mas had been elected, it would have been very similar in how bad he was and democracy wouldn't have much mattered. That's why our modern propaganda machine is a huge threat to our democracy functioning, and corrupts it.
 

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millionaire real estate tycoon friend is ...
https://www.dailymail.co.uk › news › article-8004441
Feb 14, 2020 — Billionaire Tamir Sapir invested in the Trump Tower SoHo project and was accused of having mafia connections, claims he always denied. Rosen has ...
Trump's ambassador to Israel was also of this tiny Chabad sect,
This reporting is very informative.

'Putin's rabbi' calls for end to war in Ukraine, offers to mediate

https://www.timesofisrael.com › putins-rabbi-calls-for-e...
Mar 3, 2022 — Lazar, a follower of the Chabad movement, has served as chief rabbi of Russia for some 20 years — though the position is somewhat contested — ...
Since 1990 Lazar has been rabbi of the synagogue in Maryina roshcha District of Moscow.[citation needed] In 1992 Lazar became acquainted with Israeli diamantaire Lev Leviev, who introduced him to Russian businessmen Boris Berezovsky and Roman Abramovich. The latter became the major benefactor of the synagogue in Maryina roshcha
Lev Leviev (born July 30, 1956) is an Israeli diamond magnate, investor and philanthropist. Leviev is the founder of Africa Israel Investments, a diversified conglomerate. He is a noted philanthropist for
MONEY LAUNDERING?

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you have to give the biggest crooks a little bit of credit going big. they know that if they structure things in a certain way, and if they crash and burn, then either other people will bail them out of they just walk away and let shell companies burn.

it's really smart and has zero honor and no integrity.
 

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Jared deserves the money. He did all Trump asked him to do. Jared brought peace to the Middle East, solved the opiod epidemic and reformed our broken prison system while at the same time reshaping the American government and making it run like a business. Kudos.

So he used his influence to seal a $2 Billion deal with a murdering prince from an oppressive regime. No biggie. It's not like we've had his laptop since 2019.
 
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