[Marxism] re Story circulating re Venezuela

michael a. lebowitz mlebowit at sfu.ca
Fri Apr 21 12:47:15 MDT 2017


Ken H wrote:

According to news accounts, Citgo, the Venezuelan oil company donated 
$500,000.00 to the Trump inauguration fund.
It this story is true and if the bribe had led to loosening of sanctions 
against Venezuela, we might have to accept that it was a good use of 
Venezuelan money.
ken h
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--No question about the accuracy of that citgo donation but the story 
gets a bit murkier with the report of an additional 2/3s of a million 
donated by a well-connected figure [Habboush] and the subsequent access 
to the Trump government for talking about dropping sanctions on Vzla: 
http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/excess-trump-inauguration-cash-pairs-with- 
donor-access-926017091769.

  
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