Schiff: We May Investigate Trump for Laundering Money from the Russians

‘We will seek to look at the unexplored avenues of investigation, things that could threaten the national security of the United States’

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SCHIFF: "It’s certainly I think very possible we'll be bringing back witnesses who refused to answer relevant questions and people who made completely erroneous claims of privilege where there was no privilege to apply or others who simply said, 'I don’t want to answer that question,' when Republicans interjected and said, 'You are here voluntarily and you don’t have to answer anything you don't want.' That’s no way to run an investigation. But we will also seek to look at the unexplored avenues of investigation, things that could threaten the national security of the United States, issues like money laundering. If the Russians were laundering money through the Trump Organization, and there’s some serious allegations along these lines, that would be a powerful point of leverage of a foreign adversary over the President of the United States. That would be something that could warp our foreign policy and jeopardize our national security. We may, at the time we take the gavel, have the benefit of a report by Bob Mueller, but we may not. At the end of the day, we need to continue to do what we pledged from the outset, and that is follow the facts wherever they lead."

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