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Tobin Harshaw

Clinton Uranium 'Scandal' Doesn't Have Much Fuel

Did Hillary Clinton cut a secret deal in 2010 to hand Russia 20 percent of the U.S.'s uranium deposits? Even Jeff Sessions is skeptical.
The theoretical trail is tangled, involving Bill Clinton and a Canadian businessman and "market-driven activities to meet the private sector’s requirements for optimization of local supply chains."

The theoretical trail is tangled, involving Bill Clinton and a Canadian businessman and "market-driven activities to meet the private sector’s requirements for optimization of local supply chains."

Photographer: Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images

Did Hillary Clinton cut a secret deal in 2010 to hand Russia 20 percent of the U.S.'s uranium deposits? Was Robert Mueller, then the FBI director and now running the investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election, complicit? Has the New York Times confirmed it all?

Those questions were mostly just making the rounds of the right-wing media until this week, when the Justice Department announced it was going to "evaluate" requests by Republican members of Congress to investigate the woman President Donald Trump reflexively calls "Crooked Hillary."