Dems Request Docs On Contacts Between Russian Officials And Trump Campaign

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By far the most witnesses are asked for information about this one point: “any contacts, direct or indirect, between or involving the Russian Federation and its officials, agents, intermediaries, and/or instrumentalities.”

It’s a basic question, and one that’s been asked in various forms since Trump descended the Trump Tower escalator in June 2015 into the national political scene. House investigators appear to be casting a broad net with this request, demanding information from nearly anyone with a connection to the campaign.

House investigators are interested in the following witnesses and entities:

-Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix

-Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg

-Translator for the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting Anatoli Samochornov

-Private equity executive and cousin of Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg Andrew Intrater

-Brad Parscale, digital media director for Trump’s 2016 campaign, vendor to the Trump Inaugural Committee

-Brittany Kaiser, director at Cambridge Analytica during the 2016 election

-Cambridge Analytica, a UK-based political consulting firm

-Carter Page, Trump campaign foreign policy adviser

-Venture capitalist, Deripaska-linked Christopher Bancroft Burnham

-Columbus Nova, Intrater’s company that signed a $1 million contract with Michael Cohen

-Former Trump campaign chair Corey Lewandowski

-DOJ

-Former White House Counsel Don McGahn

-Donald Trump Jr., presidential son and Trump Org executive

-Eric Trump, son of the president and Trump Org executive

-Former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince

-FBI

-Flynn Intel Group

-WikiLeaks

-Frontier Services Group, Erik Prince’s company

-General Services Administration

-Victor Vekselberg,  Russian oligarch and ally of Vladimir Putin who signed a lucrative consulting contract with Cohen

-George Nader, Middle Eastern fixer with links to the United Arab Emirates who is cooperating with the special counsel probe

-Trump Transition

-George Papadopoulos, former Trump 2016 adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI

-Hope Hicks, former Trump campaign press secretary and White House communications adviser

-Trump Org

-Irakly Kaveladze,  Russian-American real estate developer who attended June 2016 Trump Tower meeting

-J.D. Gordon, Trump 2016 national security adviser 

-Trump Foundation

-Trump campaign

-Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser

-Tony Fabrizio, Republican pollster and strategist questioned by Mueller about polling data Manafort shared with pro-Kremlin individuals during the 2016 campaign

-Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni

-Tom Bossert, lawyer and former Trump Homeland Security Advisor 

-Jeff Sessions, former attorney general

-Tom Barrack, real estate investor and chairman of Trump’s inaugural committee 

-Jerome Corsi, conspiracy theorist who appeared to have advance knowledge of WikiLeaks’s release of John Podesta’s emails

-Peter Smith associate John Szobocsan

-Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

-Cambridge Analytica CEO Julian David Wheatland

-Ted Malloch, London-based writer who served as Corsi’s alleged WikiLeaks contact

-KT McFarland, former Fox News talking head and former deputy to Michael Flynn on the National Security Council 

-Kushner Companies

-Matt Tait, cybersecurity expert contacted by Peter Smith to obtain Clinton emails

-Steve Bannon, former Trump 2016 CEO and White House chief strategist. Ex-vice-president of the board of Cambridge Analytica

-Michael Caputo, GOP operative and Trump campaign adviser

-Michael Cohen, former personal attorney and fixer for President Trump

-Michael Flynn, former Trump campaign adviser and U.S. national security adviser

-SCL Group Limited,  parent company of Cambridge Analytica

-Michael Flynn Jr., Flynn’s son and an aide on the 2016 campaign

-The White House

-National Rifle Association

-Paul Erickson, Republican strategist who helped connect ex-girlfriend and admitted Russian agent Maria Butina to NRA and GOP bigwigs

-Sam Nunberg,  Trump 2016 campaign adviser 

-Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman awaiting sentencing for tax and bank fraud

-Estate of Peter Smith, deceased GOP operative who sought to obtain Clinton’s emails during the 2016 campaign

-Randy Credico, associate of Roger Stone who Stone claimed was his “conduit” to WikiLeaks

-Roger Stone, GOP “dirty trickster” indicted for lying about his efforts to obtain Clinton’s emails from WikiLeaks and for interfering with witnesses

-Reince Priebus, former RNC chairman and White House chief of staff

-Sean Spicer,  ex-White House Press Secretary and Trump administration communications director

-Rhona Graff, Trump’s longtime personal assistant at the Trump Organization

-Rob Goldstone, British music publicist who helped broker the Trump Tower summit between Kremlin-linked Russian attorney and Trump campaign officials 

-Rinat Akhmetshin, Russian-American lobbyist who attended the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting 

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