March 15, 2018

THE TIGHTENING NOOSE:

U.S. special counsel subpoenas Trump Organization on Russia, other documents (Reuters)

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for documents, including some related to Russia, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing two people briefed on the matter.


Trump Organization 'negotiated with sanctioned Russian bank in 2016' (Stephanie Kirchgaessner, 15 Mar 2018, The Guardian)


Donald Trump's private company was "actively negotiating" a business deal in Moscow with a sanctioned Russian bank during the 2016 election campaign, according to a memo by Democratic lawmakers investigating possible collusion between the campaign and the Kremlin.

The statement by Democrats on the House intelligence committee, who have had access to internal Trump Organization documents and interviewed key witnesses, raises new questions about the Trump Organization's financial ties to Russia and its possible willingness to deal with a bank that had been placed under US sanctions.

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