Huge! Hillary Clinton-Linked Lawyer Indicted In Russiagate Probe

Sussmann was secretly representing Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign

Update (1645ET):   A grand jury offers indicted Michael Sussmann, the particular lawyer accused of making false statements during the 2016 usa president campaign to slander then-candidate Donald Trump in the last months of the election.

Sussmann,   the particular indictment   costs,   “ humiliated about the capacity in which this individual was providing … accusations to the FBI” of possible cyber links between an eastern european bank and a company owned by former president Donald Trump.

Durham is pursuing a prosecutorial theory that  Sussmann was secretly representing Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign , which was a client of Sussmann’s firm, these people said. – Washington Post

Notably, this is far from more than as Special Counsel Durham; s office pointed out within the statement that   the investigation is “ ongoing. ”

Highlights from the Washington Free Beacon’s Chuck Ross  (and others):

Read the full indictment beneath.

Clarington Indictment simply by Zerohedge

Special lawyer John Durham is reportedly seeking a grand jury indictment against to indict a lawyer reportedly representing Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign   for peddling a fake story in 2016 that this Trump campaign was using a secret server to get in touch with a Russian bank   – a lie marketed by Hillary Clinton himself right before the 2016 ALL OF US election.

According to the  Wa Post , Michael Sussmann, a cybersecurity attorney and partner at Kendrick Coie, pushed the theory that will computer scientists had found out secret server connections in between Trump and Alfa Bank – an allegation that was then amplified through left-wing media chambers (such as  Slate ) as part of their own ongoing full-court press towards Trump.

The  NYT   reports that Durham – the specific counsel appointed by previous President Trump to study the FBI’s Russia investigation – will charge Sussmann with  lying to the FBI .

The case against Mister. Sussmann centers on the query of who his client was when he conveyed certain suspicions about Mister. Trump and Russia towards the F. B. I. within September 2016. Among other things,   investigators have analyzed whether Mr. Sussmann has been secretly working for the Clinton campaign — which he denies .

The accusation against Mister. Sussmann   concentrates on a meeting he had on September. 19, 2016, with James A. Baker, who was the F. B. I. is top lawyer at the time, according to the people familiar with the matter. They will spoke on condition of anonymity.

Because of a five-year statute of limitations for such cases,   Mister. Durham has a deadline of the weekend to bring a cost over activity from that will date .

At the meeting, Mr. Sussmann relayed data and analysis from cybersecurity researchers who thought that odd internet data might be proof of a covert communications station between computer servers associated with the Trump Organization and with Alfa Bank, a Kremlin-linked Russian financial institution.   -NYT

Breaking down news of the indictment is journalist and attorney Glenn Greenwald.

So that as attorney Nicholas Devyatkin information, “ Elias has totally reinvented himself as some voting rights advocate. See how MSNBC covers him without revealing his very recent role as general counsel towards the Clinton Campaign and his function in commissioning the Steele Dossier. ”

As the  Daily Caller   noted in April 2020,   Sussmann “ set off a chain of events that will led to Steele publishing the Sept. 14, 2016 memo accusing the founders of the bank, Alfa Bank, of having “ illicit” ties in order to Vladimir Putin, ”   before meeting with former UK spy Christopher Steele of bullshit ‘ dossier’ infamy.

A week after Steele wrote that memo, he previously another meeting with Sussmann’s friend,   Marc Elias , according to the transcript.

Steele disclosed the previously unreported meetings with Sussmann and Elias during testimony in a defamation lawsuit filed against him by the Alfa Bank founders, the transcript shows.

Steele’s testimony about Sussmann and Elias offers insight into how deeply involved the two lawyers were in the Trump investigation , plus suggests they helped shape Steele’s investigation into achievable Russian interference in the 2016 election. -DCNF

“ I’m very clear is that the first person who ever mentioned the Trump server issue, Alfa server issue, was Mr. Sussman [sic], ” Steele told Allfa Bank lawyer Hugh Tomlinson according to a March 2020 transcript.   Steele then declared that Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson instructed him to create a report about Alfa financial institution based on Sussmann’s fabrication .

“ I had been given the instruction at some point after that meeting by Mister. Simpson, ” said Steele, adding that Simpson’s instructions “ was absolutely, certainly linked to the server issue. ”

As the  Caller   further noted at the time, “ Sussmann shopped the particular allegations about the Alfa Bank computer servers around in order to others besides Steele, which includes to journalists and the FBI’s top lawyer . ”

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