Treasury Pick Will Track Russian Money Laundering, Even Into Trump Circle

CIA veteran Isabel Marie Keenan Patelunas, the Trump Administration pick to be assistant treasury secretary for intelligence and analysis, told Senate Intelligence Committee members Wednesday she would follow financial intelligence relating to Russia even if it leads to President Donald Trump’s circle.

Patelunas was responding to a question from Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) about whether she would make it a priority to investigate Russian efforts to move funds illicitly, even if the intelligence points to a connection to Trump’s business, family or campaign.

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