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In a developing news story, Fox News reported that Natalia Veselnitskaya, who is (gasp!) Russian, has been charged in absentia this morning in federal court in the Southern District of New York with obstruction of justice “in connection to a civil money laundering and forfeiture case involving a Russian tax refund fraud scheme, first uncovered by the late Sergei Magnitsky.”
I have no idea what that means but it’s clear it has nothing to do with Donald Trump. This is despite the fact that the only reason this is a news item anyone will pay attention to is that Veselnitskaya was one of several people connected to the Democrat opposition research firm Fusion GPS that met with Donald Trump, Jr; Paul Manafort; and Jared Kushner in Trump Tower, June 2016. This was the meeting that, when it was first reported on by the very fake news, we were promised proved collusion™, except that it didn’t.
In fact, Veselnitskaya was in the country to lobby against the Magnitsky Act, named after the aforementioned Sergei Magnitsky. Who was she working with in her anti-Magnitsky Act endeavors? Fusion GPS, the same firm that produced the phony Steele Dossier, which was compiled by former British spook Christopher Steele using information fed to him by Russian intelligence officers.