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Criminal division nominee takes heat for advising Russian bank

By Adam Dobrik

25 July 2017

Criminal division nominee takes heat for advising Russian bank Brian Benczkowski during the nomination hearing.

Democratic senators grilled Brian Benczkowski, President Trump's pick as criminal division chief at the DOJ, on his "inexplicable" decision to represent a bank caught up in allegations of Russian meddling in the US election.