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Ed Rogers is listed as an actual lobbyist for BGR’s client, LetterOne, as can be seen in a screen shot at the bottom of this post. BGR (Barbour, Griffith, Rogers) has also lobbied for Uranium One, and have long been listed as lobbyist for Russia’s Alfa Bank.


Russian “oligarchs” Mikhail Fridman, German Khan and Petr Aven’s “LetterOne” is mentioned in the Mueller report. For details on LetterOne see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LetterOne and their web site.

An example of the blah, blah, blah, that he write at The Washington Post: “Did Nancy Pelosi just jump the shark?” By Ed Rogers, BGR Group https://archive.li/https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/05/04/did-nancy-pelosi-just-jump-shark/

On pdf p. 405, there is a blotted out name, which could hypothetically be BGR Group’s CEO, Lanny Griffith. LetterOne and Alfa Bank, represented by BGR Group, also appear in the Mueller Report. See: “Redacted Mueller Report-Searchable file but huge pdf – 133.9 MB https://cdn.cnn.com/cnn/2019/images/04/18/mueller-report-searchable.pdf

More details on Ed Rogers and BCCI here: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2019/05/27/bgr-groups-ed-rogers-connection-to-bccis-godfather-of-middle-east-intelligence-kamal-adham-now-rogers-writes-for-wapo-reps-russian-oligarchs/

From the US Senate investigation into BCCI:
BCCI’s activities with the Central Bank of Syria and with the Foreign Trade Mission of the Soviet Union in London.

BCCI was used by both the Syrian and Soviet governments in the period in which each was involved in supporting activities hostile to the United States. Obtaining the records of those financial transactions would be critical to understanding what the Soviet Union under Brezhnev, Chernenko, and Andropov was doing in the West; and might document the nature and extent of Syria’s support for international terrorism…. (6. “APPENDICES, Matters For Further Investigation“, “A Report to the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate by Senator John Kerry and Senator Hank Brown December 1992 102d Congress 2d Session Senate Print 102-140“)

In the view of the Subcommittee, the real story of Ed Rogers’ involvement in the BCCI scandal has yet to be fully revealed. Rogers, a former White House Political Director, left his position at the White House in early August 1991 to start the political consulting firm of Rogers and Barbour in Washington D.C. By the end of August Rogers, who had only briefly practiced law, was offered a $600,000 contract with Kamal Adham…

Ed Rogers is not a major player in the BCCI scandal, but his involvement with Sheik Adham is illustrative of how the bank tried to buy influence in order to ameliorate its problems. Rogers is neither an experienced businessman nor a prominent lawyer: rather, he is political operative who achieved significant political influence and access by the age of 33, and who sought to “cash in” on those political skills. The story he provided to the Subcommittee of how he came to represent one the most important figures in the BCCI scandal is shallow and unconvincing, but the greater failing and more worrisome aspect in the Rogers affair may be that of the White House inquiry. The columnist William Saffire predicted in November 1991 that the Boyden Gray, charged by the President to investigate the Rogers affair, would “pass along the denials and the White House whitewash will continue.”(40) There is nothing in the record that suggests Mr. Saffire’s assessment was inaccurate….” “A Report to the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate by Senator John Kerry and Senator Hank Brown December 1992 102d Congress 2d Session Senate Print 102-140https://www.hsdl.org/?view&did=449738

Click to access 5430-Short-Form-20180612-234.pdf

Click to access 5430-Short-Form-20170101-202.pdf

Click to access 5430-Short-Form-20160908-186.pdf

Click to access 5430-Short-Form-20160315-184.pdf

Click to access 5430-Short-Form-20130710-166.pdf

Click to access 5430-Short-Form-20110630-126.pdf

Click to access 5430-Short-Form-20080528-70.pdf

BGR Group has also acted as lobbyists for Uranium One, and is listed as Alfa Bank lobbyist (filed as “no activity” since second quarter of 2015, 07/20/2015):