Special counsel eyeing Russians granted unusual access to Trump inauguration parties


These powerful businessmen, who amassed their fortunes following the collapse of the Soviet Union – including one who has since been sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department – were ushered into events typically reserved for top donors and close political allies and were given unprecedented access to Trump’s inner circle. Their presence has attracted the interest of federal investigators probing Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.
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