Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Thursday, May 17, 2018

For months, good-government groups and some Democratic lawmakers have been calling on Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to recuse himself from matters related to the federal investigation into Russian election meddling. Mnuchin's role as finance chair of Donald Trump's 2016 campaign means he can't impartially oversee a probe that delves into Trump associates' financial affairs, they have argued. Those calls took on a new urgency this week when The New Yorker revealed that Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed on long-time Trump fixer Michael Cohen were removed from a database kept by the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) division.



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So many loose threads keep turning up. Loose threads that present the worst ...

If the missing items are generating this much attention, I am left to wonder how much attention would they generate if they were present. The person who removed them surely must have thought that the firestorm about their removal would be less that the firestorm caused by the information, were it present.

Who is trying to hide what?

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2018-05-17 03:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Sources Say Cohen Financial Records Are Not Missing, Just Restricted

Three sources told BuzzFeed News that Treasury Department officials have taken the highly unusual step of restricting access to suspicious activity reports.


#2 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2018-05-18 11:45 AM | Reply

Sources Say Cohen Financial Records Are Not Missing, Just Restricted

NOW they are back and "restricted".

#3 | Posted by Sycophant at 2018-05-18 02:34 PM | Reply

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