Mar 30, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Calls to "follow the money" mount at Russia hearing

Andrew Harnik / AP

Senators at the Senate Intel Committee hearing about Russia's influence in the 2016 presidential election are increasing the pressure to see Trump's taxes to root out the Trump-Russia connection.

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR): "I wrote a letter to the Chairman to look at Trump associates and — also taking this issue on as member of Finance Committee — to obtain and review Donald Trump's tax returns...I believe that a key to a successful investigation is following the money...There is a "history of money laundering in Russia...Russia's corruption problem might also be our corruption problem."

Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM): It's "critical…that we follow the money."

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