BREAKING: FBI informant in Obama-era Russian nuke bribery case cleared to testify to Congress

BREAKING: FBI informant in Obama-era Russian nuke bribery case cleared to testify to Congress

[Ed. – A big week gets bigger.  I imagine they’ll be able to clear their calendars in the committee rooms.  This is the informant we previously wrote about here and here.]

The Justice Department on Wednesday night released a former FBI informant from a confidentiality agreement, allowing him to testify before Congress about what he witnessed undercover about the Russian nuclear industry’s efforts to win favorable decisions during the Obama administration.

Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores confirmed to The Hill a deal had been reached clearing the informant to talk to Congress for the first tie, nearly eight years after he first went undercover for the FBI. …

Multiple congressional committees have been seeking to interview the informant, whose name has not been released publicly, because he stayed undercover for nearly five years providing agents information on Russia’s aggressive efforts to grow its atomic energy business in America.

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