A US House of Representatives panel plans to investigate ties between the sprawling business conglomerate owned by President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia.
A member of the House Intelligence Committee said it will aggressively investigate the links, including “hundreds” of hotel rooms Saudi lobbyists booked at the new Trump Hotel in Washington after the president’s election victory.
“What I would like to know is, again — and you could see this through his tax returns, you could see this through bank records — whether there is an ongoing relationship financially with the Saudis,” said Eric Swalwell on the Yahoo News podcast Skullduggery.
A spokesman for a public relations company working for Saudi Arabia told The Wall Street Journal that the lobbyists were trying to stonewall a bill that allowed Americans to sue foreign governments for responsibility in the September 11 attacks.
The campaigners would offer the rooms to US…