The Special Counsel Robert Mueller team has gone another step further in trying to dig up dirt on President Trump and his staff. This time they are looking into possible influence buying by the United Arab Emirates, According to a Times report, they are looking at a Lebanese-American businessman George Nader and his possible ties to a top Trump adviser. How much further outside his commission will Mueller be allowed to go?
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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is now purportedly looking into whether the United Arab Emirates, with perhaps help from a top adviser, tried to gain political influence by putting money into Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign — a tack that would indicate Mueller’s investigation continues to expand beyond whether campaign officials colluded with Russia.
Mueller’s investigators in recent weeks have questioned the adviser, Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, and asked witnesses for information about whether the UAE tried to buy political influence by giving money to the Trump campaign, according to The New York Times.
Nader has been a frequent visitor to the Trump White House. And the president has praised the UAE for the Persian Gulf nation’s efforts to work with the United States on economic issues and squashing terrorism in the region, thanking Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed for his efforts just last week, according to the White House.
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Nader has purportedly been an adviser to the crown prince. Axios first reported that Mueller investigators were talking to Nader.take our poll - story continues below
Mueller took over the Justice Department investigation in May 2017. And in recent weeks, he has made several moves that suggest his probe has expanded beyond possible collusion, including charging former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort with alleged …..
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