Senate Committee Investigated Several Allegations of Russian ‘Kompromat’ on Trump

The Senate Intelligence Committee investigated several allegations of potentially compromising materials on Donald Trump with women in Russia, according to a report released Tuesday.

by Chuck Ross

The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee conducted a more detailed investigation than previously known into whether Russians had compromising information on Donald Trump, going as far as examining hotel room expenses that the then-real estate tycoon amassed during a trip to Moscow in 2013.

A report released Tuesday makes clear that the committee was unable to establish whether any of the alleged compromising information was legitimate, or if Russian operatives ever tried to blackmail Trump. The report also shows the lengths to which the intelligence panel went to uncover whether the Kremlin sought to influence the president’s policies towards Russia.

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