Nuclear Official Suggests Obama Admin Lied About Uranium One Deal — GOP
Senator Says He Has Stone Cold Proof
the Obama administration lie about key aspects of the Uranium One deal
approval process? In a letter to Congress, a leading nuclear official
appears to suggest so.
current chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said that one
of her Obama-appointed predecessors’ responses to Congress on a key
aspect of the Uranium One deal did not capture the intricacies of the
would note that, as your letter makes clear, the responses you have
received have not fully depicted the complexity of this issue,” NRC
chairwoman Kristine Svinicki said in response to a question from
Wyoming Republican Sen. John Barrasso during a Wednesday Senate hearing.
also said he had evidence the Energy Department misled him on their role
in the approval of uranium exports. He asked both agencies for documents
to find out if he was intentionally misled.
One did not need a specific NRC license to export U.S. uranium,”
Barrasso said. “Instead, Uranium One only needed to be, and later was,
listed as a supplier on a transport company’s NRC export license.”
week, Barrasso expanded his investigation into the infamous
Clinton-Uranium One deal.
Monday, Barrasso sent the following letter to
the Department of Energy:
March 21, 2011, former NRC Chairman Greg Jaczko responded to my letter
on behalf of then-President Obama stating: ‘At this time, neither
Uranium One Inc. nor ARMZ holds a specific NRC export license. In order
to export uranium from the United States, Uranium One, Inc. or ARMZ
would need to apply for and obtain a specific NRC license authorizing
the export of uranium for use in reactor fuel’ … Recent reporting
by The Hill uncovered that Uranium One was able to export
uranium without obtaining a specific export license. Beginning in 2012,
Uranium One exported U.S. uranium by ‘piggy-backing’ as a supplier on an
export license held by the shipping company, RSB Logistic Services Inc.
Wyoming GOP lawmaker kicked
off his probe into the Clinton-Uranium One deal in October.
Hill‘s John Solomon reported last
week that the Obama Justice Department failed to call on the deal’s secret
informant, William D. Campbell, when it came time to charging former
Russian uranium industry executive Vadim Mikerinn.
he was Maryland’s chief federal prosecutor, Deputy Attorney General
Rod Rosenstein’s office failed to interview the undercover informant in
the FBI’s Russian nuclear bribery case before it filed criminal charges in
the case in 2014, officials told The Hill,” reports Solomon.
never heard of such a case unless the victim is dead. I’ve never heard of
prosecutors making a major case and not talking to the victim before you
made it, especially when he was available to them through the FBI,” Alan
Dershowitz told The