Business Insider: Trump's 'Contempt' for a Law Against Bribing Foreign Officials Could Land Him in Hot Water With Mueller


President Donald Trump could be running afoul of a law — one he deemed "horrible" — because of his overseas business interests.

Now, multiple news outlets have looked at how the Trump Organization's business dealings in India could create some headaches for Trump.

Meanwhile, ethics experts say investigators should probe whether Trump's business has run afoul of that law, known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).


As special counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for documents, some speculated that prosecutors could take a look at any violations of the 1977 law.

"Given some of the stories about Trump's business partners in foreign deal, my guess is that Mueller will be looking at potential FCPA violations," said Larry Noble, the senior director and general counsel of the Campaign Legal Center.

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