House GOP Leads Russia Probe … Away from Deutsche Bank

Can’t See the Connection — “It’s a German Bank”

Donald Trump, Deutsche Bank, Mike Conaway
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Back in the 1990s when US financial institutions did not want to loan Donald Trump any more money, Deutsche Bank stepped up to the plate. Since then, the German bank has seemingly played a key role in Trump’s business empire/house of cards.

Deutsche Bank has also been involved with all kinds of shady people doing all kinds of shady things. Such as money laundering. In addition, several people in Trump’s orbit — for example, son-in-law and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner — have had their own dealings with Deutsche Bank.

Finally, the financial institution also has extensive links to Russia and many of its oligarchs.

A reasonable person would say that it’s worth it to untangle these threads that seem to connect many of the key figures in the investigation to Deutsche Bank.

Earlier this month, Rep. Adam Schiff (CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, seemed to suggest as much.

“I think the allegations on money laundering are credible enough that we ought to, in the exercise of due diligence, see if this was one of the other vectors of the Russian active measures campaign,” he said.

Congressional Republicans, however, don’t seem to feel that way.

“I don’t see the link at this stage,” Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX), who runs the House Russia investigation, told CNN. “Deutsche Bank is a German bank — I don’t see the nexus.”

What could a German bank possibly have to do with an American president? Well, what could a Russian government?

To assist Conaway in seeing “the nexus,” we offer him here our investigative series on Deutsche Bank.


Related Links: Deutsche Bank: A Global Bank for Oligarchs — American and Russian (Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3)

Related Podcast Link: Deutsche Bank: Where the Dots of Russiagate Connect


Related front page panorama photo credit: Adapted by WhoWhatWhy from sign (Elliott Brown / Flickr – CC BY-SA 2.0) and Rep. Conaway (US House).

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6 responses to “House GOP Leads Russia Probe … Away from Deutsche Bank”

  1. a.hall says:

    Deutsche Bank “Shorted” United and American Airlines BEFORE 9/11 .

  2. Geoff Botting says:

    As to your Mueller assertions, me too, I can’t wait for the findings, oh that’s right, there aren’t going to be any of relevance.

  3. Geoff Botting says:

    There is no Russiagate. Even the authorities have stated this but the false accusations continue.

    “Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in his press conference announcing Muller’s indictment of 13 Russians told us part of the truth when he said at the 5 minute, 22 second mark that “there is no allegation in this indictment that any American was a knowing participant in this illegal activity. There is no allegation in the indictment that the charged conduct altered the outcome of the 2016 election.” Rosenstein goes on to say that the suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a trial, which, of course, will not take place as the indicted charges are for non-uS citizens.”

    There you have it, plain and simple. Any investigation into Deutsche is a completely different kettle of fish.

    • JC says:

      …. “in THIS indictment” being the key passage you conveniently ignore. …. If you think there’s no evidence of Russian meddling in our election, and/or Trump campaign connections to said meddling (as well as obstruction of justice and money laundering), you haven’t been paying very close attention. You trolls continue to spike a live football at the 5-yardline, thinking you’ve already scored. Do yourselves a favor: Just stop talking until Mueller actually reveals his findings.

  4. mikey says:

    There is too much to say about DB; and Trump and Russia; suffice it to say they will do anything, buy anything garbage, hire anyone; and I’ll just say this:

    “In 2011, Deutsche Bank reportedly suspended a London-based employee for waving money out of windows. The suspended man (allegedly a trader) was seen at a window waving around a £10 note and taunting people on the street below who were protesting against health care cuts. At the time, there were also unconfirmed reports of Deutsche Bank employees photocopying money and sprinkling it on the protesters on the street.”

    It’s a war, full of contempt; there should be no doubt how they see us.

    What a ******** place to work.