Dems Query Russian Atty's Role In Deal With Feds

Law360, New York (July 14, 2017, 9:13 PM EDT) -- House Democrats are seeking information on the role a Russian attorney under scrutiny for meeting with Donald Trump Jr. played in Manhattan federal prosecutors' asset forfeiture case that was linked to a $230 million Russian tax fraud scheme and settled just before trial.

In a letter addressed to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and posted online Wednesday, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee said it was “troubling” that the U.S. president’s son would meet with a lawyer who was resisting a U.S. Department of Justice effort...
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