Dems Request Docs On Attempts To Secure Trump Tower Moscow Deal During 2016 Campaign

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While trying to develop a Trump Tower in the Russian capital, Trump may have stumbled into a historically large conflict of interest. Emails show that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen was working through the first half of 2016 with ex felon and government cooperator Felix Sater to secure a deal, with the two of them nearly attending a June 2016 conference in St. Petersburg after speaking with Putin’s spokesman about the deal.

Investigators also appear to be casting a wide net with this request, focusing on numerous Trump Org officials as well people who worked on the Trump campaign.

House investigators are interested in the following witnesses and entities:

-Trump Org CLO Alan Garten

-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

-Venture capitalist, Deripaska-linked Christopher Bancroft Burnham

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

-DOJ

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

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

-FBI

-Trump Moscow Tower planner, Trump SoHo associate Felix Sater

-Flynn Intel Group

-General Services Administration

-Viktor 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

-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 

-Trump Foundation

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

-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

-Jeff Sessions, former attorney general

-Kushner companies

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

-Trump Org COO Matthew Calamari

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

-Stefan Passantino, former deputy White House counsel for compliance and ethics 

-Sheri Dillon, personal attorney to Trump

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

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

-The White House

-Sam Nunberg,  Trump 2016 campaign adviser 

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

-Ronald C. Lieberman, executive vice president for management and development at the Trump Organization

-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

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

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

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

-Rick Gates, former Manafort deputy, ex-Trump campaign and transition adviser, now a cooperating witness in the special counsel probe 

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

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