Deutsche Bank refused to provide information to the American congressmen-Democrats on alleged ties of U.S. President Donald trump with Russia. About it reports Reuters.
In his letter to the attorneys of a financial institution referred to American laws protecting personal data. “We hope that you understand the obligation of Deutsche Bank to respect the boundaries established by Congress and the courts to protect confidential information,” the document says.
The request was forwarded to the Bank on may 23. It congressmen in particular were interested in “whether to give the Russian government guarantees for loans issued to Trump Deutsche Bank, and whether these credits in any other way connected with Russia.”
Congress can require the appropriate documents in court, but you need to seek a common decision of the Committee on financial services, the majority of which are representatives of the Republican party. No Republican signed off on the request to Deutsche Bank.
As indicated earlier, the response of the German financiers came on the same day when the questions about alleged Russian intervention in elections in the United States and possible relations team of the President of trump with the Moscow Committee on intelligence of the Senate said ex-FBI Director James Comey. He answered negatively to the question of the existence of the request of the President of the United States Donald trump to cease the investigation into Russia’s intervention in the American elections in 2016.
Earlier, on 7 June Komi accused trump of trying to force him to abandon the Bureau will investigate alleged Russian interference in presidential elections in 2016.