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F-ck Trump? Back atcha Robert De Niro. Robert De Niro is business partners with the same guys (Emin and Aras Agalarov) who brought Trump’s Miss Universe pageant to Moscow. Trump attended a business meeting at their Moscow restaurant. The Agalarovs are at the center of the Trump Tower meeting to get alleged dirt on Hillary Clinton. Contact continued after the election. On Emin’s official web site you can watch both Trump and De Niro wish Emin Happy 35th birthday, in 2014. Mueller breathing down De Niro’s neck?
In the best of all worlds, De Niro would have been using his Nabu Moscow restaurant to spy on Trump and the Russians for the FBI. But, it’s not the best of all worlds.
And, De Niro is actively undermining the potential for Democrats to win one of the two US Senate seats up for grabs in Mississippi, by fund-raising for a loser candidate in the primary. Perhaps because Mueller’s breathing down De Niro’s neck? Or, is he just stupid?
De Niro held a fundraiser for California Republican Howard Sherman who ran against a good local Democrat (David Baria) in the Mississippi primary, and is running against him in the Mississippi primary runoff. Baria has managed to become State Representative in a Republican district, and has the ability to get some Republicans to cross-over, by patiently explaining how Trump is lying to them. De Niro’s wife was born in Mississippi, as was Sherman’s wife. However, if they cared about the state or country, one iota, they would have supported one of the good local candidates. They can’t even spell Mississippi! It’s spelled wrong in their fundraising ad! http://yallpolitics.com/2018/05/08/robert-de-niro-and-alec-baldwin-host-manhattan-fundraiser-for-howard-sherman-mssen
So, with several Mississippi Democrats running in the Mississippi primary, De Niro backed a California Republican in the race! That only makes sense if De Niro is trying to protect Trump by keeping Congress Republican. Whether through tampering by the Republican State government or due to De Niro’s fundraiser, Sherman actually won the primary. However, because of rules, he is now in a run-off with Baria for the 26th of June.
Mississippi and yes, America’s chance to have a real Democratic Senator, who is pro-solar, anti-smoking, and endorsed by the Sierra Club, is being scuttled by Robert De Niro. How fishy is that? Very fishy! De Niro appears to be backing Howard Sherman, in true Roger Stone style, because it is clear that he is a losing candidate. Baria, on the other hand, could be a winning candidate.
The Guardian calls it a franchise, but the Crocus Group web site says they are business partners with De Niro. “In any case, a price tag of $20m to be paid by Agalarov in return for Trump bringing the Miss Universe contest to Russia was quickly agreed upon…. Miss Universe would be held at the Agalarov family’s sprawling Crocus City complex on the edge of Moscow… during his Moscow stay Trump also attended a private meeting with leading Russian businessmen at Nobu, the high-end Japanese restaurant chain for which Agalarov owns the Moscow franchise. The dinner was arranged by Herman Gref, Putin’s former energy minister and now chief executive of the state-owned Sberbank, Russia’s biggest bank. The bank, which was another sponsor of Miss Universe, was later among the Russian companies sanctioned by the US over Russia’s annexing part of Ukraine in 2014….” “Trump in Moscow: what happened at Miss Universe in 2013 The pageant and the president’s attempts to get close to Putin have become a focus of the investigation into Trump’s links to Russian interference in the US election” by Jon Swaine in New York and Shaun Walker in Moscow https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/18/trump-in-moscow-what-happened-at-miss-universe-in-2013 (Emphasis our own.)
According to the Crocus web site, Nobu Moscow opened in April 2009. They describe it as “the result of a partnership between Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, Meir Teper and Aras and Emin Agalarov.” http://web.archive.org/web/20171113111307/http://crocusgroup.com/objects/nobu/
“Stars, Celebs and Moscow’s Second Nobu Restaurant” Nov. 13 2015 – 16:11 https://themoscowtimes.com/articles/stars-celebs-and-moscows-second-nobu-restaurant-50769
On Jun 3, 2016, Rob Goldstone wrote to Trump, Jr.: “The Crown prosecutor of Russia met with his father Aras [Agalarov] this morning and in their meeting offered to provide the Trump campaign with some official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to your father. This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump – helped along by Aras and Emin [Agalarov]. What do you think is the best way to handle this information and would you be able to speak to Emin about it directly? I can also send this info to your father via Rhona, but it is ultra sensitive so wanted to send to you first. Best Rob Goldstone”
On Jun 3, 2016, Donald Trump Jr. wrote back:
“Thanks Rob I appreciate that. I am on the road at the moment but perhaps I just speak to Emin first. Seems we have some time and if it’s what you say I love it especially later in the summer. Could we do a call first thing next week when I am back? Best, Don” (Emphasis our own.; Agalarov added in brackets for clarity.) https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2017/07/12/russian-cyberattacks-are-act-of-war-trump-jr-is-a-traitor/
Contacts between Trump and Agalarov continued: “within days of Trump’s election, the Russians reached out to the Trump family again, seeking a follow up meeting on the Magnitsky Act. In an email dated November 28, 2016, Goldstone emailed Graff, explaining that “Aras Agalarov has asked me to pass on this document in the hope it can be passed on to the appropriate team.” Later that day, Graff forwarded to Steve Bannon the email with Agalarov’s document regarding the Magnitsky Act as an attachment, explaining, “The PE [President Elect] knows Aras well. Rob is his rep in the US and sent this on. Not sure how to proceed, if at all. R.”88 Two weeks later, on December 13, 2016, Emin Agalarov texted Donald Trump Jr. about a business venture….” https://democrats-intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/minorityviews.pdf
As explained by WaPo two years ago:
Trump brought his Miss Universe pageant to Russia and tweeted Putin an “invitation to attend the pageant, and a one-on-one meeting between the New York businessman [Trump] and the Russian leader was scheduled…. Putin canceled at the last minute, but he sent a decorative lacquered box, a traditional Russian gift, and a warm note, according to Aras Agalarov, a Moscow billionaire who served as a liaison between Trump and the Russian leader…. Agalarov said he and Trump signed an agreement to build a Trump Tower in the heart of Moscow — at least Trump’s fifth attempt at such a venture…. “Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross-section of a lot of our assets,” Trump’s son, Donald Jr., told a real estate conference in 2008, according to an account posted on the website of eTurboNews, a trade publication. “We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia.” Emphasis our own. Read the article here: “Trump’s financial ties to Russia and his unusual flattery of Vladimir Putin” By Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman and Michael Birnbaum June 17, 2016 https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/inside-trumps-financial-ties-to-russia-and-his-unusual-flattery-of-vladimir-putin/2016/06/17/dbdcaac8-31a6-11e6-8ff7-7b6c1998b7a0_story.html