Trump-Russia Furor Heating Up Over New Info
While the anger and storm over Trump's comments on Charlottesville looks to be starting to recede, a new firestorm may be once again building over the president's ties to Russia. The Financial Times is reporting that in 2016 one of Trump's lawyers asked the Kremlin for help in building a Trump Tower in Moscow. The email was sent by Michael Cohen, a high ranking Trump Organization executive. When approached by the Financial Times, Mr. Cohen dismissed the accusation, saying it was one of many business deals that the Trump team had considered and rejected.
FINSUM : In our view, this does not constitute anything material. Of course a global real estate business is going to speak to governments for all sorts of reasons, especially in a country like Russia where more business runs through the government itself.