The intelligence committees of both houses of Congress gained access to sensitive data relating to investigations of possible links between the business Empire of President Donald trump and Russia. On it informs TV channel CNN , citing sources familiar with the situation.

We are talking about financial documents provided to committees a special unit of the U.S. Department of Treasury – financial intelligence unit (FinCEN).

In the Senate the receipt of the documents to journalists was confirmed by the representative of the intelligence Committee Democrat mark Warner, in the House of representatives a member of the intelligence Committee Democrat Adam Schiff.

“The study of financial records and transactions is critical to our investigation,” said Schiff on Thursday.

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CNN notes that the request for documents was sent parliamentarians a few weeks ago – April 26. While in the Senate refused to appoint a candidate trump Seagal of Maldacena to head FinCEN, as long as the Agency does not satisfy their requirement.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of justice announced the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller special Prosecutor to investigate possible links of the current US administration with Russia. We are talking about the so-called Russian intervention in the US presidential election in 2016.

US intelligence agencies believe that Russian hackers have carried out attacks on the servers of the national Committee of the Democratic party Hillary Clinton. After that, the correspondence of its supporters were released by WikiLeaks, publish about it for a long time occupied the airwaves and the front pages of national media. According to investigators, it helped Donald Trump to win the election.

The trump denies that it is any way influenced the choice of Americans, and doubt of the guilt of Russia, while urging to expedite the investigation. The Kremlin has repeatedly denied the involvement of the Russian Federation to hacking servers of the democratic party of the United States.



The U.S. Treasury has transmitted to Congress the data relating to the investigation of possible links trump with Russia 19.05.2017

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