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Mercury under federal investigation - DO NOT HIRE

From: Nancy D. Wagner <"Nancy>
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 2017 19:10:11 -0700

The City of Menlo Park should not contract with a company that is currently under federal investigation. I know some Trump supporters in the community are trying to make this issue about support for President Trump, but we’re talking about criminal activity. The City of Menlo Park should not associate itself in any way with this this company or Mr Lanza. Please put the kibosh on this lobbyist idea and distance yourselves from this criminal organization now before you further embarrass the City.

https://www.apnews.com/a7589ef1d4034a08b93d966abbb05017 <https://www.apnews.com/a7589ef1d4034a08b93d966abbb05017>
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation.

At the center of the widening probe are Tony Podesta, a longtime Democratic operative, and Vin Weber, a former GOP congressman and leader of his own high-powered lobbying firm, Mercury LLC. The two men were hired as part of a multimillion-dollar lobbying effort directed by Manafort and longtime associate Rick Gates...
Received on Sat Nov 04 2017 - 19:14:49 PDT

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