Following The Money On Trump’s History With Russians

Trump’s Russian Laundromat How to use Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and propel a failed real estate developer into the White House.
In 'The New Republic,' a July 13 article titled "Trump’s Russian Laundromat" explores how to use Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and propel a failed real estate developer into the White House. Illustration by Alex Nabaum, courtesy of The New Republic
Trump’s Russian Laundromat How to use Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and propel a failed real estate developer into the White House.
In 'The New Republic,' a July 13 article titled "Trump’s Russian Laundromat" explores how to use Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and propel a failed real estate developer into the White House. Illustration by Alex Nabaum, courtesy of The New Republic

Following The Money On Trump’s History With Russians

The independent investigation into Russian government meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is in full swing. While Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is keeping tight-lipped on how involved the Kremlin may have been with the Trump campaign, a new investigation from The New Republic suggests that Trump has been dependent on a different Russian sector: the mafia.

Worldview talks with Eric Bates, Editor of The New Republic, joins us to discuss the investigation.