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The Money Trail (Campaign Fund Raising: Trie) #418149

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Candy Crowley) The investigation by the Senate campaign finance hearings into the business and political activities of Democratic fund raiser Charlie Trie reviewed; details given of his connection to rich businessman "Mr. Wu," Ng Lap Seng, who wired Trie hundreds of thousands of dollars, which Trie sent to the Democratic National Committee via money laundering. [At hearings, FBI agent Jerry CAMPANE - talks about Trie's business ventures and the foreign contributions to the DNC.] [In response to questions from Republican counsel Don Bucklin, Chinese WOMAN - (thru translator) talks about the checks.] The issue of whether the Chinese government tried to buy influence in United States politics reiterated.

Crowley, Candy;
Woodruff, Judy

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