Republicans Kill Investigation Into Trump Profiting Off The Presidency
A top House Republican is accused of working with Trump's lawyers to kill an investigation into Trump potentially profiting off of the presidency.
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House Republicans Quietly Kill An Important Investigation Into Trump
The New York Times reported that House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer killed the investigation:
“It has come to my attention that you may have acted in league with attorneys for former President Donald Trump to block the committee from receiving documents subpoenaed in its investigation of unauthorized, unreported and unlawful payments by foreign governments and others to then-President Trump,” Representative Jamie Raskin of Maryland, the top Democrat on the panel, wrote on Sunday evening to Mr. Comer.
Mr. Comer on Monday denied knowledge of any attempt to coordinate with Mr. Trump’s lawyers to block the investigation, but he made it clear he did not plan to k…
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