Is Elliott Broidy just a fall guy? Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Jayar Jackson, and Maz Jobrani, hosts of The Young Turks, discuss. The TYT Plus app is now available for Android users! Download the app by searching TYT Plus in the Google Play store or by going to http://TYT.com/app.
Read more here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/gop-fundraiser-broidy-under-investigation-for-alleged-effort-to-sell-government-influence-people-familiar-with-probe-say/2018/08/17/c9e55792-a185-11e8-8e87-c869fe70a721_story.html?utm_term=.36fd1dde8393
“The Justice Department is investigating whether longtime Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy sought to sell his influence with the Trump administration by offering to deliver U.S. government actions for foreign officials in exchange for tens of millions of dollars, according to three people familiar with the probe.
As part of the investigation, prosecutors are scrutinizing a plan that Broidy allegedly developed to try to persuade the Trump government to extradite a Chinese dissident back to his home country, a move sought by Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to two of the people.
They are also investigating claims that Broidy sought $75 million from a Malaysian business official if the Justice Department ended its investigation of a development fund run by the Malaysian government. The Malaysian probe has examined the role of the former prime minister in the embezzlement of billions of dollars from the fund.”*
Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Jayar Jackson, Maz Jobrani
Cast: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Jayar Jackson, Maz Jobrani
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