Democrat seeks businessman in Mueller probe


Nader's reported cooperation with the Mueller probe could be an indication that Mueller and his team are focusing more closely on the Seychelles meeting.

Schiff, Calif., said he wants the panel to also speak with George Nader, a Lebanese American businessman who helped organize the meeting in the Seychelles, as his reported version of events "is obviously at odds with" what Prince told the panel in November.

While there is no indication that Nader is suspected of wrongdoing, his knowledge of key meetings involving the Emiratis and others could be helpful to the special counsel in understanding the inner workings of the transition and possible efforts to influence key figures in the administration.

There are so many things being investigated here, it's hard to believe that Mueller isn't going to be able to prove some serious criminal misconduct.

Special counsel Robert Mueller has evidence that a secret January 2017 Seychelles meeting was an effort to set up a back channel between the incoming Trump administration and the Kremlin, The Washington Post reported.

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The UAE agreed to broker the meeting in part to explore whether Russian Federation could be persuaded to curtail its relationship with Iran, including in Syria, a Trump administration objective that would be likely to require major concessions to Moscow on US sanctions, those officials said.

Representatives of Prince had no immediate comment on the Post story, and had declined to comment on previous reports about Nader and the Seychelles meeting.

Prince, the founder of the former Blackwater contracting firm, had no formal role with the Trump campaign or transition. He says he was there for business reasons and was not representing the Trump team. The crown prince is widely known as MBZ. Rep. Adam Schiff wants to determine whether Prince lied to the panel about a meeting a year ago in the Seychelles that evidence suggests was an effort to establish a backchannel between the incoming Trump administration and the Kremlin, they said. Prince said Bannon vouched for MBZ during the conversation, calling him "a great guy". He denies the meeting was meant to set up that communication channel.

Mueller has also asked numerous witnesses about how the president's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, set up calls with foreign leaders and whether he bypassed normal protocols that kept records of the contacts and the content of the discussions.

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