Why would a savvy Russian billionaire buy a tear-down, mold-infested house from Donald Trump for $100 million, and what does it have to do with newly confirmed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross?
In a 20-minute video, Rachel Maddow exposes the shady connections between tens of billions of dollars of international money laundering, Putin's close friends and relatives, crooked banks, Wilbur Ross, and Donald Trump. The fact that Republicans in Congress have blocked every attempt to open an investigation into Trump's ties to Russian money laundering makes them complicit in the ongoing coverup.
Watch video here.
Previously: New secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross has ties to illicit Russian finance
Before he worked for the Donald Trump presidential campaign, Paul Manafort worked for a Russian billionaire to help promote Russian president Vladimir Putin’s agenda in the United States.
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