Did Trump’s new intel chief mislead Congress? Schumer calls for DOJ to investigate Richard Grenell

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, called on the Justice Department to probe the President of Donald Trump’s new intelligence chief Richard Gray Neil, because he”may have misled Congress”about his work for the foreign customers.

Schumer called on John Demers, assistant attorney General and National Security Investigations, why Grenell failed to register as a foreign agent of the work, I on behalf of the Hungarian government and politicians in Moldova.

“If the reports about the character of Rene, Mr. undisclosed work with foreign entities are accurate, he may be subject to potential civil and criminal liability, as well as vulnerable to extortion in his new position in the intelligence community”Schumer In the letter, says Demers. “Any illegal activity, obviously, will cancel he served as Director-General of national intelligence or in any position of public trust.”

The king appointed Gregory Nell, he also served as United States Ambassador to Germany, is he the agent of the Director of National Intelligence last week, even him. There is no background of intelligence. Gray, Neil, instead of the former intelligence Director of the Joseph Maguire, who is Reportedly drew Trump’s rage After an intelligence briefing that Russia would try to help the President in the 2020 elections.

Gray, Neil was the pressure in his diplomatic work, he was recognized for his Ambassador position, in 2018.

“I understand that you wrote many articles and columns over the past eight years of foreign policy issues, including respect for Moldova,”on. Ben Cardin, D-Md., Asked Grenell. “Have you received any payment or any other form of compensation for your work in Moldova? . . . Did someone request or direct you to write a column about Moldova?”

Grenell answered”No”to two of Dan’s questions, claiming that he”received no compensation”op-eds.

“Op-ed, you mean like all the columns, I have written or a personal opinion I expressed, openly reflect my informed opinion and perception rather than any other people,”Grenell said.

But ProPublica Report after his appointment last week, Greg, Neil, not disclosed, he was paid to write a column article in support of the Moldovan oligarch Vladimir Plahotniuc, who is prohibited by the State Department last month to enter the U.S. according to the anti-corruption sanctions.

“There is real reason to believe that the gray inner, Mr. should register here”Matthew Sanderson, an attorney of transactions with the Foreign Agent Registration Act(Fara)address, telephone number, told ProPublica. “It is this case, I expect the Ministry of justice for further investigation.”

Grenell’s lawyer denied that he paid, even if Farah is added to unpaid work on behalf of a foreign government or entity.

The Washington Post Reports Two days later, Grenell may have been registered by the judiciary in his work as a non-profit organization funded by the Hungarian government led by far-right Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Gray, Neil, lawyer Craig Engle denied that his work does not have the required registration of the DOJ.

Gray, Neil, first Brag to his personal website He also on behalf of customers from Iran, China, Somalia and Kazakhstan.

“Grenell is not registered to represent clients in any of these countries,” Mother Jones Report.

“Greg, Neil, Mr. May has misled the Assembly, he held a hearing on the confirmation of charges is the United States Ambassador to Germany was asked about his writing in foreign policy, and any compensation he received for his work for the Republic of Moldova,”Mr. Schumer in his letter to the Ministry of Justice.

It is unclear whether the Department will continue to investigate.

“By the Department led by Attorney General Bill Barr and the Federal law enforcement appears increasingly guided by Donald Trump’s political interests,” Wrote MSNBC’s Steve Benen,”it is difficult to believe that Justice Department officials will take Schumer’s request seriously.”

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