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Craig Unger
1/Fascinating that "blocked #" phone call circa 2016 Trump Tower meeting went to real estate developer Howard Lorber who was much more than just a family friend. In '96, when Trump went to RU to try to develop Trump Tower in Moscow, Lorber came w his partner Bennett LeBow.
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Craig Unger 31 Jan 19
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2/As per , LeBow had begun investing in Moscow in early 90s when one inevitably dealt w dubious characters--among them Vadim Rabinovich who had just taken part in Tel Aviv meeting giving Semion control of lucrative Ukraine energy trade.
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Craig Unger 31 Jan 19
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3/ In effort to develop Trump Tower Moscow, they were shown around by Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov who was also close to & Vyacheslav Ivankov(below), a murderous mobsters who happened to be a Trump Tower resident on 5th Ave and a regular at Trump's Taj Mahal.
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Craig Unger 31 Jan 19
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4/Mayor Luzhkov had other ties to thru real estate company, Sistema. Not much came of this 1996 trip, tho Trump boasted that it was going to be huge.
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Craig Unger 31 Jan 19
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5/ Fast forward to 2013. By this time, Trump has pinned hopes for Moscow devt on billionaire real estate mogul Aras Agalarov who also has ties to . In Feb 2013, his son Emin had performed at a big RU mafia bday party Mogi gave for RU mob boss Sergei Mikhailov.
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Craig Unger 31 Jan 19
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6/So in June 2016, Emin sets up infamous Trump Tower meeting w Don, Jr., Jared, Manafort and the Russians in which Russians, many w ties to Russian Mafia, clearly want team Trump to promise that sanctions will be lifted. Lorber is the new figure in this. What is his real role?
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Kate, I Cover The FenwayFront 🗽 31 Jan 19
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Mogilevich. Again. That dude sure does pop up a lot.
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TraitorTrump 31 Jan 19
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Katherine 31 Jan 19
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Germán de la Roche 31 Jan 19
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Good thread Craig.
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Doug Puppel 1 Feb 19
Concur
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