Regarding what he described as Trump’s “breathtaking web of business entanglements,” Nadler said that among the questions that still demand explanation are:

And with regard to “the troubling ties between Russia and President Trump,” Nadler said further questions remain, such as:

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Progressive advocacy group Working Families Party, which backed Nadler’s probe, said in response to the markup: “Sadly, pretending conflicts of interest do not exist will not make it so.”

“The public deserves to know the truth about the President, and we must not stop until we get these answers,” Nadler said.

Though Nadler’s resolution of inquiry failed (the day after House Republicans defeated a measure to force the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to reveal Trump’s tax returns), the obscure parliamentary tool may become one Democrats harness often during this administration.

Rep. Joseph Kennedy III (D-Mass.) on Monday filed a resolution of inquiry demanding the Department of Health and Human Services release its healthcare plans.

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