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Trump Deutsche Bank Records Said to Be Subpoenaed by Mueller

Trump Deutsche Bank Records Said to Be Subpoenaed by Mueller

In May, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to serve as special counsel for the Justice Department, and to oversee the investigation into "any links and/or coordination between Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump, and any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation".

But in a statement, the President's lawyer Jay Sekulow said: "We have confirmed that the news reports that the Special Counsel had subpoenaed financial records relating to the President are false. We have confirmed this with the bank and other sources", Dowd wrote in an email.

Deutsche Bank, the largest bank in Germany, has lent the Trump organisation hundreds of millions of dollars for real estate deals. A string of bankruptcies at his hotel and casino businesses during the 1990s made most of Wall Street wary of extending him credit.

The news came days after Mueller unveiled his fourth indictment in the sprawling Russian Federation probe, which is examining possible collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and what United States intelligence believes was an effort by Moscow to tilt the election in his favor. More significantly, he also is providing details to Mueller about the Trump campaign's approach to Flynn's controversial meeting with a Russian envoy during the presidential transition.

Kushner, who is son-in-law to Trump spoke with Mueller's team for less than 90 minutes, the report said.

A source close to Deutsche Bank said the bank had run checks on Trump's financial dealings with Russian Federation.

Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, becoming the fourth associate of the president ensnared by Mueller's probe.

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As Mueller's investigation unfolds, Trump has gone on the offensive.

However, the White House is now responding to the report, shutting it down completely.

Asked if delving into his and his family's finances unrelated to the Russian Federation probe would cross a red line, Trump replied, "I would say yeah".

Investigators were looking for "information about specific financial and credit transactions with the Trump family", Handelsblatt reported. He also has two mortgages against his Trump National Doral Miami resort and a loan against his tower in Chicago.

All of those loans were taken out in 2012 and will mature in 2023 and 2024, according to the disclosure. But it was not immediately clear what their relationship with the bank is or had been.

When approached about the Dowd comment, the person familiar with the matter reiterated that the bank had received a subpoena. The charges were brought as part of Mueller's investigation.