Breaking: McCain Accuses Trump In Russian Putin Critic Scandal

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Senator John McCain is a great example of how politicians, including Donald Trump, should behave. This president wastes his time hate-tweeting a fallen soldier’s widow. On the other hand, McCain showed exactly what this country is all about in his latest act, one which should shame Trump.

British citizen William Browder has been a vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin and an anti-corruption advocate. This advocate has been calling Russia out for killing human rights attorney, Sergei Magnitsky, since it happened in 2009. As a result of Browder’s advocacy, Congress passed the Magnitsky Act in 2012, sanctioning any Russian official who may have violated human rights.

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Browder was a hedge fund manager before he became an anti-corruption and human rights activist. Magnitsky worked for Browder and was part of uncovering a huge corruption scandal. As a result, Russia jailed the attorney, and he, like many unfortunate Russians, died in jail. That was when Browder started urging other countries to punish the Russian government.

The Russians want Browder badly, so the Trump administration decided to bar Browder from entering the United States, claiming the issue was causing friction between this country and Russia.

As a result, Arizona Republican John McCain and Democratic Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland released a statement demanding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expedite a review of Trump’s decision.

McCain said that the corrupt officials who wanted Browder banned were the same ones “who have been targeted” by Congress’ Magnitsky Act, POLITICO reported:.

‘Mr. Browder’s work has helped to remove corrupt actors from our financial system and enhance accountability measures with respect to the U.S. relationship with the Russian Federation. It would be unfortunate if the U.S. decided to bar him based on a decision by those same Russian officials who have been targeted by this important legislation.’

Russia recently claimed that Browder was the one who killed Magnitsky and requested that Interpol issue an international arrest warrant for him. After that, Trump’s State Department and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revoked permission for him to enter the country.


McCain and Cardin pointed out that the Russians have tried to have tried to get Interpol to prosecute Browder in the past, but the requests were turned down “as politically motivated.” Therefore, the human rights activist’s entry status was immediately reinstated

Ranking Democrat on the House’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Democratic Representative Eliot Engel of New York also wrote Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Monday. He demanded that the State Department allow Browder to visit the United States, saying the ban was “unacceptable,” according to POLITICO:

‘This decision harms American credibility on the world stage, and it is unacceptable. I expect that you will remedy this error at once and explain to me and other lawmakers why this happened in the first place.’

New York Representative Eliot Engel, the ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, also wrote to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday demanding Browder be allowed to visit the United States, POLITICO wrote:

‘This decision harms American credibility on the world stage, and it is unacceptable. I expect that you will remedy this error at once and explain to me and other lawmakers why this happened in the first place.’
When POLITICO contacted the State Department and the DHS, neither responded, thus far. Apparently, this issue is a continuation of Trump’s love affair with Russia.

Canada just placed into law its own version of the Magnitsky Act, earlier in October.


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