Politics Mueller Is Investigating Donations To Trump’s Inauguration

05:30  12 may  2018
05:30  12 may  2018 Source:   dailycaller.com

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Mueller is also investigating whether wealthy Russians used Americans or American companies as At least six Russians allied with President Vladimir Putin attended Trump ' s inauguration — one of whom That month, ABC News reported that Mueller had asked witnesses about donations to the

Why deep down Donald Trump really wants to sit down with Robert Mueller . The situations have one thing in common: Investigators are asking whether wealthy Russians illegally funneled cash donations directly or indirectly into Donald Trump ' s presidential campaign and inauguration .

FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller (R) departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo | Mueller Investigating Trump Inauguration © REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller (R) departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo | Mueller Investigating Trump Inauguration

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating foreign donations to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, according to a new report.

Mueller’s investigators have questioned several witnesses about millions of dollars in contributions from donors with links to Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Russia, according to ABC News.

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Investigators also asked Vekselberg about donations the head of his US affiliate made to Trump ' s inaugural fund and campaign funds, sources said. Vekselberg's cousin Intrater gave generously to support Trump . He donated 0,000 to the Trump inauguration fund, ,000 to the Trump

Add your two cents. ABC News is reporting that Robert Mueller ’s ever expanding investigation is now looking at donations given to Trump ’ s inaugural committee. Indeed. They aren’t investigating a known crime nor do they even have evidence of the possibly of a crime in regards to the inauguration .

One of the people interviewed is Thomas Barrack, a longtime Trump friend who handled financing for the president’s inaugural committee.

Barrack, a billionaire real estate investor, pulled in more than $100 million for the inauguration, ABC News reported. That was more than double what was raised for former President Obama’s inauguration in 2009.

Witnesses have been asked about Andrew Intrater, the chairman of Columbus Nova, the company revealed on May 8 to have paid longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen nearly $500,000 in the months after Trump’s inauguration.

Intrater is the cousin of Viktor Vekselberg, a Russian billionaire who was recently sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department. Mueller’s team interviewed Intrater and Vekselberg within the past two months.

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News that Mueller is looking into Pinchuk's donation comes a week after it was reported that the special counsel has questioned a trio of Russian oligarchs over whether they illegally sent cash donations to Trump ' s campaign or inauguration .

Special counsel Robert Mueller ’s team has reportedly questioned whether Russian oligarchs illegally sent cash donations to President Trump ’ s campaign or inauguration .

Intrater contributed $250,000 to Trump’s swearing-in event, which both he and Vekselberg attended.

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