Raw Story—In a freewheeling interview with the New York Times, President Donald Trump suggested that he didn’t need to disclose that he was trying to negotiate a deal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow at the same time he was running for president. When asked by Times reporter Peter Baker if he felt that he’d lied to the American public when he said he had no business dealings with Russia during the 2016 campaign, Trump
Donald Trump Claims Trump Tower Moscow Wasn't 'Business' With Russia Because No Money Was Invested. “I had no money invested. It was a letter of intent, or option. It was a free option," Trump argued.