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AP Explains: What's the deal with the Uranium One deal?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sale of Uranium One, a Canadian firm with rights to mine U.S. uranium, to a Russian company is in the news again with the Department of Justice signaling it could appoint a special counsel to look into the matter. President Donald Trump and his supporters have criticized the deal and suggested former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may be implicated in wrongdoing.

 

November 15, 2017



WASHINGTON (AP) — The sale of Uranium One, a Canadian firm with rights to mine U.S. uranium, to a Russian company is in the news again with the Department of Justice signaling it could appoint a special counsel to look into the matter.

President Donald Trump and his supporters have criticized the deal and suggested former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may be implicated in wrongdoing.

A look at the sale of Uranium One to Russia’s nuclear energy agency Rosatom:

THE DEAL

Rosatom acquired a majority stake in Uranium One in 2010 and bought the remainder of the company in 2013. Because U...



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