Russia probe snags GOP, Democratic interests
November 2, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — The indictment that alleges covert foreign lobbying by two former Trump campaign officials is casting shadows on three powerful Washington lobbying and legal firms, with Democratic as well as Republican ties.
The focus on those firms is broadening the stakes of the Russia investigation and drawing in the brother of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman.
The Podesta Group, founded by Washington powerbroker Tony Podesta, was among the three firms cited by pseudonym or other references in the indictment. None is charged with a crime.
Prosecutors are implicating all three in c...