• The FBI has obtained wiretaps of a Putin ally tied to the NRA who met with Trump Jr. during the campaign

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    Spanish police have turned over to the FBI wiretaps of conversations involving Alexander Torshin, a prominent Russian banker suspected of money laundering who met with President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., during the 2016 US presidential election.
    Torshin is closely associated with the National Rifle Association, and he and his longtime assistant attempted to use the organization's annual convention in 2016 to set up a backdoor meeting between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    Neither Trump nor his campaign associates attended the convention, but Torshin and...
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  • Secret recording by Spanish police could mean trouble for Donald Trump Jr

    Secret recording by Spanish police could mean trouble for Donald Trump Jr

    29 days ago - By Think Progress

    Spanish police secretly recorded conversations between Alexander Torshin, an official at Russia's Central Bank with close ties to the NRA, and Alexander Romanov, a Russian who was convicted of money laundering, Yahoo News reports. The discussions were related to a meeting Torshin had with Donald Trump Jr. at the NRA convention in May 2016.
    The tapes were then turned over to the FBI earlier this year. According to José Grinda, a Spanish prosecutor, that could be bad news for Trump Jr. “Mr. Trump's son should be concerned,” Grinda told Yahoo News.
    Torshin's connections to the NRA - and the...
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