From ABC News:
Four months into his campaign for president of the United States, Donald Trump signed a “letter of intent” to pursue a Trump Tower-style building development in Moscow, according to a statement from the then-Trump Organization Chief Counsel Michael Cohen.
The involvement of then-candidate Trump in a proposed Russian development deal contradicts repeated statements Trump made during the campaign, including telling ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in July 2016 that his business had “no relationship to Russia whatsoever.”
Cohen specifically says in his statement that Trump was told three times about the Moscow proposal.
“To the best of my knowledge, Mr. Trump was never in contact with anyone about this proposal other than me on three occasions, including signing a non-binding letter of intent in 2015,” his statement says.
Moments ago on MSNBC, it was reported that Trump signed the letter of intent on Oct. 28, 2015.
This is Important because now Trump himself is implicated. He can’t claim this was a rogue Michael Cohen operation, or something his company was doing without his knowledge or involvement.
Trump hid this Moscow tower project from the electorate during the campaign and to this day. What was he hiding? A wildly corrupt and illegal quid pro quo of some kind? Probably.
Drip, drip, drip…