Is Boris Epshteyn a Russian Agent?

by GregLwood – Boris Epshteyn, an official in the White House press office…is leaving his job, according to three people with knowledge of the move. The departure was treated with some mystery. Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, would not comment on the reason… (New York Times 3/25/17) Is Epshteyn’s departure directly linked to Trump’s exploding Russia scandal? Consider the following. Russia’s Federal Security Service (the FSB) often recruits Western businessmen by obtaining compromising material (“kompromat”) during tours and junkets to Russia.  Russian intelligence has used this iconic recruitment technique for over fifty years. Epshteyn worked with the Russian government in 2013 to promote investment in Russia to the American business community.  His actions fit tightly with the FSB model described above. The Russia-born investment banker and attorney moderated a panel at an October 2013 conference in New York City called “Invest in Moscow!” The panel was mainly comprised of...

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