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Greg Farrell

Democrats Renew Push to Probe Deutsche Bank Russia Scandal

A handful of Democratic lawmakers have renewed their effort to get a powerful House Republican to investigate Deutsche Bank AG’s loans to President Donald Trump and the bank’s role in helping Russians move billions of dollars from Moscow to the west.

Mueller Expands Probe to Trump Business Transactions

The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year’s election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump’s businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe.

Democrats Press Deutsche Bank for Reports on Trump, Russia

Democratic lawmakers renewed their efforts to get Deutsche Bank AG to disclose sensitive information about two politically charged matters -- its loans to President Donald Trump and its involvement in a trading scheme that allowed wealthy Russians to convert more than $10 billion into western currency.

New York Manafort Investigations Have an Advantage: No Federal Meddling

New York authorities have jumped into the fray investigating the activities of Paul Manafort, a onetime campaign manager for President Donald Trump. To some it may seem like piling on, but the state’s efforts bear an important distinction from any parallel federal probes: Neither Trump nor the Justice Department nor the FBI has any control over them.

Insider-Trading Clash Will Get U.S. Supreme Court Review

A banker tips his brother to a deal, who in turn passes the news to his brother-in-law. Is it insider trading merely because they’re related? Or must prosecutors show the banker received something of value from his brother or brother-in-law in return for the leak?