Convinced that “following the money” will given them the smoking gun they need to prove some kind of collusion between the Trump administration and Russia, Democrats are pleased that Senate and House intelligence committee members now have access to Treasury Department data.
Searching for some kind of communication or financial payoff between Trump’s people and the Russians, investigators requested weeks ago that the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network send them everything they may have on transactions that are related to Trump or Russia.
For example, financial crimes agency had imposed a $10 million penalty on Trump’s Taj Majal Hotel in 2015. Investigators are seeking to find out if that situation was in any way related to Trump’s campaign or Russia.
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