What’s more, Trump and his companies have had business dealings with Russians that go back decades, raising questions about whether his policies would be influenced by business considerations.
Trump told reporters in February: "I have no dealings with Russia.
To expand his real estate developments over the years, Donald Trump, his company and partners repeatedly turned to wealthy Russians and oligarchs from former Soviet republics — several allegedly connected to organized crime, according to a USA TODAY review of court cases, government and legal documents and an interview with a former federal prosecutor.
The president and his companies have been linked to at least 10 wealthy former Soviet businessmen with alleged ties to criminal organizations or money laundering.
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“I have a great relationship with many Russians, and almost all of the oligarchs were in the room,” Trump said, referring to Russians who made fortunes when former Soviet state enterprises were sold to private investors. told Russian media while in Moscow that “Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross section of a lot of our assets" in places like Dubai and Trump So Ho and elsewhere in New York.
Donald Trump just obtusely addressed reports posted by some media, which claim the Russians have graphic sexual material on the President-elect, saying simply, "I'm a germaphobe." Trump scoffed at unconfirmed reports that Putin has anything on him, and explained especially when he goes to foreign countries, he's clear with his entire staff they all need to be on their best behavior because of secretly placed cameras.
Then he indirectly addressed what a few outlets have been reporting ...
Trump says the leaks are shameful and the allegations are made up.
As a New York real estate developer, Donald Trump developed financial relationships with wealthy Russians with connections to organized crime, Russia's security establishment and President Vladimir Putin.