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Biden Busted Taking Lobbyist's Cash Before He OKayed Russian Pipeline

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Evidence shows Biden and the Democrats accepted huge cash donations just before the election from a lobbyist for the same Putin oil pipeline between Russia and Germany that he just gave approval to build.

According to financial records, Richard Burt, a managing partner at McLarty Associates, donated $4,000 to Joe Biden in October of 2020 and another $10,000 to a Biden-linked PAC in March of that year.

These donations came despite Biden’s own pledge not to take ash from lobbyists and particularly worrying because Burt is a major lobbyist for Putin’s Nord Stream 2 AG pipeline.

Per the New York Post (as re-published by Fox News):

“When Richard Burt donated to Biden Victory Fund, he failed to acknowledge that he was a registered foreign agent and was therefore ineligible to contribute,” a Democratic National Committee spokesman told The Post. “Because Burt also listed a different employer than on his [Foreign Agents Registration Act] registration, he was not flagged during our vetting process.”

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As an admission of guilt, the Democrat National Committee suddenly returned Burt’s donations last Thursday.

The Switzerland-based Nord Stream 2 — controlled by an ex-East German stasi officer and close ally of Vladimir Putin — is currently engaging in sanctionable activity, according to the State Department. Team Biden raised eyebrows, however, after declining to enforce sanctions, citing U.S. national interests, Axios reported.

Critics worry the project will allow Russia dangerous influence over European energy supplies and increase their overall political leverage on the continent.

The Trump administration put a major crimp in Putin’s pipeline plans by putting sanctions on the project and refusing to stand meekly by and allowing Putin’s pipeline to go through.

But now we see Biden bending over backwards to help Putin complete the pipeline that will give him more power over Europe.

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Warner Todd Huston has been writing editorials and news since 2001 but started his writing career penning articles about U.S. history back in the early 1990s. Huston has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, and several local Chicago News programs to discuss the issues of the day. Additionally, he is a regular guest on radio programs from coast to coast. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. Warner works out of the Chicago area, a place he calls a "target rich environment" for political news.