Republican Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert said it’s highly possible that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is under investigation for his role in overseeing the Uranium-One scandal, according to The Gateway Pundit.
During an interview on Monday with the Fox Business Network, Gohmert said he fully supports efforts from other republicans to impeach Rosenstein. Lawmakers have grown tired of his failure to comply with congressional investigations regarding alleged FISA abuse and the Russia investigation, which originated under former President Barack Obama‘s administration.
“Rosenstein could very well be under investigation. There is a full investigation into Uranium One, which he supervised, which he soft-peddled to allow Hillary to get her colleagues to approve the sale of uranium to Russia through Uranium One,” Gohmert said.
The Uranium One scandal involves former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton abusing her power at the Department of State to approve the sale of the Canadian mining company Uranium One to the Moscow-backed nuclear company Rosatom.
The 2010 deal resulted in Russia acquiring 20 percent of the United States’ uranium. But before the deal, the Clintons raked in millions of dollars in exchange for allegedly approving the deal.
The Uranium One deal was supervised by Rosenstein, who was the U.S. Attorney at the time. That means Rosenstein was the head of ensuring the legality of the deal, yet apparently took no issue with many of the red flags and potential violations of the law by the Clintons.
Rosenstein never opened a public query into the $145 million to the Clinton Foundation or the $500,000 that was paid to the former president for giving a 20-minute speech in Moscow while the deal was being negotiated between the U.S. and Russia.
Making matters even worse, the Obama administration was also notified at the time by an FBI informant involved in the Uranium One scam that Russians bribed and provided kickbacks to the Clinton Foundation prior to the deal being approved by the Clinton-led State Department.
Many lawmakers argue the Uranium One scam was arguably one of the biggest scandals in modern political history. Yet, Rosenstein allowed the sale and never once investigated how the Clintons pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars from Russians while representing the United States.
Gohmert said he isn’t going to stop until Rosenstein is impeached from office.
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