The Magnitsky Act serves as distractor while Exxon once again proves that Big Oil does whatever it wants regardless of American interests. Questions to ask yourself: Who are the former National Security officials currently on Exxon’s payroll? And not just direct hires.
And the question those officials should ask themselves do they feel lucky, getting in bed with the former Chekists who now control the Russian oil industry?
“The agreement between the two companies was signed in Irving, Texas, by Rosneft president Igor Sechin and ExxonMobil president Rex Tillerson.”
As America is finally re-emerging and re-establishing itself as an Energy superpower, Exxon is inviting the same people who the US Congress is sanctioning and labeling as corrupt state players into our domestic energy market.