500 richest people in the world by Bloomberg due to a succession of scandals involving the President of the United States lost $ 35 billion, reports RBC.
The reason for the loss was the drop in the stock market caused by the recent scandals, the Agency said. American stock index fell to its lowest level in eight months. Thus, the index S&P 500 down 1.8% to 2357,2 points, Dow Jones industrial average fell 1.8% and the NASDAQ 2.6% and amounted to 6011,2 points. The decline of the U.S. stock market has also led to a decline in stock indices in Europe, Asia and developing countries.
The result last Wednesday, bill gates, who owns up 86.8 billion dollars lost 1 billion, while shares of Microsoft fell 2.8%. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has lost $ 1.7 billion because of the falling shares of his company fell 2.2%.
As the founder of Inditex (the owner of the brands Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka) Amancio Ortega has decreased for a day on the hardest 325 million of the 500 richest people in the world suffered the founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg, who lost $ 2 billion because of falling shares in the social network of 3.3%.
Recall, the newspaper The Washington Post reported on may 16 that US President, trump presented the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, the top-secret information regarding the terrorist group “Islamic state”*, to which access could not even open allies. The newspaper cited officials who believed that the act trump threatened the U.S. cooperation “with an ally that has the ability to get information about what is happening inside the IG*.
According to media reports, the secret information concerned the plans of the militants of the “Islamic state” blow up that plane and were obtained from the Israeli spy in the ranks of ISIS*.
In addition, the White house had to defend himself from criticism in connection with the decision of the President to dismiss the Director of the FBI James Komi Republic a week ago. After talking with trump in February, the day after Flynn was removed from his post, according to the White house for providing inaccurate information about his contacts with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, the Director of the FBI in the memo documented the course held in the oval office meeting.
In Komi it is reported that the President asked him to stop the investigation against Flynn spoke on condition of anonymity, the source, who turned out to be a copy of the note.
Appearance information note Komi Republic forced the Democrats in Congress suggest that the President could attempt to obstruct justice – such an offence could be regarded as a reason to start impeachment.
As a result, the Donald trump was the face of the deepest crisis of presidential power since his arrival in the White house.
*Islamic state (ISIS, ISIL, DAISH) is a terrorist group banned in Russia.