Felix Sater’s role in Trump’s Russia affair.

Is Felix Sater the Key to Trump’s Russia Connection?

Is Felix Sater the Key to Trump’s Russia Connection?

Getting to know the real Donald Trump.
Aug. 31 2017 10:30 AM

The Key to a Thousand Doors

Felix Sater is the latest character in Trump’s Russia affair. Who is he and why does he matter for Mueller’s investigation?


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Virginia Heffernan talks to Andrew Rice, a contributing editor at New York magazine, who recently wrote about Felix Sater, Trump’s original Russia connection. Sater’s name is likely to come up again as Robert Mueller’s investigation unspools.

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