Meet the Soviet-Born Businessmen Tangled in Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry. They Live in Florida.
The $325,000 donation to the Trump super PAC was the subject of a complaint by a nonpartisan watchdog group to the Federal Election Commission last year. The Campaign Legal Center said Global Energy Partners did not have assets required to make such a hefty donation and that the funds had, in fact, come from an unknown source. “We’ve seen that these two shady characters managed to buy their way into Trump world with a $325,000 super PAC contribution and then leveraged the access the contribution afforded to push this highly dubious scheme in Ukraine,” Brendan Fischer of the Campaign Legal Center said in an interview Thursday. More details about the source of the money have been revealed in a civil lawsuit filed in federal court.
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