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Prosecutors left a trail of breadcrumbs about Trump’s finances, and House Democrats are now digging deeper

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens to a question as he meets with former hostage Danny Burch, an oil engineer who was taken hostage in Yemen in September 2017, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 6, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File PhotoReuters

  • The special counsel Robert Mueller's work is over, but his investigation's end does not mean President Donald Trump's legal woes are done.
  • House Democrats have taken a keen interest in digging deeper into Trump's finances, using cues from the Mueller probe and investigations by federal prosecutors in New York.
  • Among other issues, House Democrats are zeroing in on obtaining Trump's tax returns while scrutinizing the Trump Organization and the president's inaugural committee.

Prosecutors investigating President Donald Trump and his finances left a trail of breadcrumbs that House Democrats are picking up on since the special counsel Robert Mueller wrapped up his work on the Russia investigation last week.

Mueller was tasked with investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 US election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Moscow to tilt the race in his favor. Encompassed in that investigation was the FBI's counterintelligence inquiry into whether Trump is acting as a Russian agent.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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