“It is imperative that Congress follow the money and conduct a thorough investigation into any potential money laundering or other illicit financial dealings between the President, his associates, and Russia.” The Palm Beach estate, called Maison de L’Amitie, sat vacant for years until Rybolovlev resold the land in parcels. You know, I heard a rumor he once kissed a Russian girl at a grade school dance when he was 11. The goals were to bring conservatives together and promote free-speech rights, College Republicans President Chevy Swanson told the Times.
****** A senator is asking the Treasury Department to turn over records of a lucrative real estate sale Donald Trump made to a Russian billionaire as the Senate Finance Committee looks into Trump’s ties to Russians. Ron Wyden, the committee’s ranking member, on Friday requested the financial records of the sale of Trump’s former estate in Palm Beach to Dmitry Rybolovlev.Little problem: SCOTUS may soon decide that the entire country is Right To Work ...which would pretty much destroy closed-shop unions everywhere.The property’s appraisal in 2008 fell short of that sale price by million, Wyden said. This bullshit needs to end, and the people involved need to be publicly flogged. ***** Five people were arrested as fights broke out and at least one American flag was burned Saturday after a college Republican rally in Seattle drew counter-protesters.“In the context of the President’s then-precarious financial position, I believe that the Palm Beach property sale warrants further scrutiny,” the Oregon Democrat wrote. College Republicans at the University of Washington had invited members of Patriot Prayer, a group in Vancouver, Wash., to speak in the university’s Red Square for a “freedom rally,” the Seattle Times reported.