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Azerbaijani Kleptocrats Have Been Getting Their Money's Worth in Washington for a Long Time

3 monthes ago   |   By The New Republic

Late last week, seemingly out of the blue, the FBI raided the Texas home of sitting Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar. While the details of the raid and related subpoenas remain scant, all signs point to yet another story of how kleptocratic dictatorships access and influence American policymakers-with none of us any the wiser. According to ABC News , the subpoena at the heart of the case targeting Cuellar centers on a range of Texas-based companies linked directly to his wife, Imelda Cuellar. Additionally, investigators sought records regarding “cultural advocacy organizations,” many...
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