Reuters: Russia probe should focus on Trump financial ties: senator
A U.S. Senate investigation into Russia's meddling during the U.S. election should include a thorough review of any financial ties between Russia and President Donald Trump and his associates, Democratic senator Ron Wyden said Wednesday.
In a formal written request made to the leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, Wyden said financial relationships between Trump, a real estate developer with properties around the world, and Russia are deserving of scrutiny because of resistance by Trump and some in his orbit have not been forthcoming about their finances.
"Efforts to understand these relationships and to separate fact from speculation have been hampered by the opacity of the finances of President Trump and his associates," Wyden, who also sits on the intelligence panel, wrote to Republican Richard Burr and Democrat Mark Warner.
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Russia-Gate News Updates -- March 29, 2017
Two Russia probes churn on as House panel's investigation stalls -- USA Today
Sen. McCain Says Select Committee Must Be Formed to Probe Trump & Russia -- Fox News
Republicans rally around Nunes as Russia firestorm spreads -- Politico
Nunes tries to blame Democrats for troubled Russia probe -- Politico
NUNES: 'We're going to do an investigation with or without' cooperation from the Democrats -- Business Insider
Nunes Uproar Sidelines House Intel Panel, Puts Eye on Senate -- Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCP
How Obama's White House weaponized media against Trump -- Michael Doran, The Hill
Did the Trump Administration Really Try to Block Sally Yates From Testifying on Russia? -- Leon Neyfakh, Slate
These are the key names that keep coming up in the Trump-Russia investigation -- Business Insider
Who's who in Trump-Russia saga -- Zachary Cohen, CNN