New Trump Executive Order Targets Clinton-Linked Individuals, Lobbyists And Perhaps Uranium One…””Virtually every lobbyist in DC has got to be in a cold sweat over the scope of this EO”

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
Dec 27, 2017

The Trump Administration quietly issued an Executive Order (EO) last Thursday which allows for the freezing of US-housed assets belonging to foreign individuals or entities deemed “serious human rights abusers,” along with government officials and executives of foreign corporations (current or former) found to have engaged in corruption – which includes the misappropriation of state assets, the expropriation of private assets for personal gain, and corruption related to government contracts or the extraction of natural resources.

Furthermore, anyone in the United States who aids or participates in said corruption or human rights abuses by foreign parties is subject to frozen assets – along with any U.S. corporation who employs foreigners deemed to have engaged in corruption on behalf of the company.

In fact, anyone in the world who has “materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material or technological support for, or goods or services” to foreigners targeted by the Executive Order is subject to frozen assets.

The EO, based on the 2016 Global Human Rights Accountability Act, immediately added 13 foreign individuals to a list of “Specially Designated Nationals” (SDN) maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) – several of whom have ties to the Clintons, the Clinton Foundation, or Clinton associates (details below). Moreover, the Treasury Department sanctioned an additional 39 people, for a total of 52 under the new order – including the son of Russia’s prosecutor general.

The Order reads:

I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, find that the prevalence and severity of human rights abuse and corruption that have their source, in whole or in substantial part, outside the United States, such as those committed or directed by persons listed in the Annex to this order, have reached such scope and gravity that they threaten the stability of international political and economic systems.

Last Week’s Executive Order could have serious implications for D.C. lobbyists who provide “goods and services” (e.g. lobbying services) to despots, corrupt foreign politicians or foreign organizations engaging in the crimes described in the EO. “Virtually every lobbyist in DC has got to be in a cold sweat over the scope of this EO,” said an attorney consulted in the matter who wishes to remain anonymous.

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One Response to “New Trump Executive Order Targets Clinton-Linked Individuals, Lobbyists And Perhaps Uranium One…””Virtually every lobbyist in DC has got to be in a cold sweat over the scope of this EO””

  1. Strayhorse

    Lobbyists are the THIEVES OF COMMON SENSE in Washington D.C. and throughout every governmental office in America and their effects have been felt exponentially in the past 12 years. LOBBYISTS MUST BE OUTLAWED. AIPAC MUST BE LISTED AS AN AGENCY(AGENCY)OF A FOREIGN NATION.. CAIR MUST BE LISTED AS AN AGENT (AGENCY) OF A FOREIGN NATION. YOUNG TURKS MUST BE LISTED AS AGENTS OF A FOREIGN NATION.

    #3514181

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