Follow the money. Great piece by alotfromlydia.wordpress.com
Special Council Robert Mueller’s recent subpoena of Deutsche Bank has given us a hint at the direction his Trump/Russia investigation has taken, and Donald Trump is feeling the burn… maybe that’s why he’s orange.
Trump owes Deutsche Bank (DB) $364 million, Jared Kushner owes them $285 million. Deutsche bank leant them both money when no American banks were willing to take the risk.
Deutsche bank has a cooperating agreement with Vnesheconombank (VEB). VEB is a Russian government-owned development bank and has been under US sanctions since 2014.
If Deutsche bank’s loans to Kushner and Trump have been, or were to be, transferred to VEB, Trump would have incentive to lift those U.S. sanctions. It might also be a means to launder Russian money.
Trump’s main appeal as POTUS, to Putin, was his ability to lift sanctions, and we know Michael Flynn made promises to Russia regarding sanctions. Trump, in return…
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