John Avlon explains the Deutsche Bank money laundering story.
"What followed was hundreds of millions in loans, officers who loved trips in Trump's private jets and trips to Mar-A-Lago," Avlon said.
The New York Times reports that Deutsche Bank deep-sixed Kushner and Trump big money transfers with Russians in the summer of 2016.
Despite the fact that Deutsche Bank was under pressure from U.S. authorities for lax money laundering monitoring, they allowed Kushner to transfer large sums to Russia despite concerns over money laundering regulations.
Why aren't they looking into the only bank that lent Trump money?
"If the special counsel hasn't subpoenaed Deutsche Bank, he can't be doing much of a money laundering investigation. that's what concerns me," Rep. Adam Schiff said.
Money laundering is a major concern.
"Irrespective of what the Mueller investigation is doing, I think it's incumbent on us to make make sure the American people are in a position to know what's going on," the California congresswoman said.
No wonder he's nervous.
Trump transition official and boyfriend of Maria Butina, Russian spy, was indicted on a slew on charges today.
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