Friday, July 21, 2017

What's It All About

There seems to a bit more there to the "Russia election collusion" angle than I thought, though I'm still not entirely sure what the underlying *crime* is (yes, there are possibilities, but it's always "could be in violation of..." and, you know, that ain't gonna do it), but whatever the merits of that I was always sure that what Trump was worried about was the dirty money.

The roots of Mueller’s follow-the-money investigation lie partly in a wide-ranging money-laundering probe launched by then-Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara last year, according to the person.

My bet is that Trump, Inc. (including Kushner) has basically been a money laundering operation for Russian money in various ways for years. Whatever Trump should be worried about, that's what he *is* worried about...