PressTV-Senate to grill FBI agent over Russia-Clinton case

The US Senate Judiciary Committee has sought permission to interview an informant of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) who helped uncover an alleged Russian nuclear bribery case that also involves former US Secretary of state Hillary Clinton.

The unidentified informant worked with the FBI for five years to put together a case that forced Russia’s top nuclear industry officials in the US, a Russian financier and an US trucking executive to plead guilty in 2015 to charges related to a racketeering scheme that, according to prosecutors, involved bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering.

The informant is suspected of possessing data about the extent of Russia’s power in currying favors among US officials, however, his lawyer Victoria Toensing told The Hill earlier this week that he was unable to disclose what he knew because of a nondisclosure statement he had signed with the FBI.

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley,…

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