The special counsel’s investigation found no collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia, but former FBI agent Peter Strzok said he still believes President Trump is “compromised by the Russians.”
“I believed at the time in 2016 and I continue to believe that Donald Trump is compromised by the Russians,” Mr. Strzok said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “And when I say that, I mean that they hold leverage over him that makes him incapable of placing the national interest, the national security ahead of his own.”
Mr. Strzok cited the president’s financial dealings through the Trump Organization, which includes hundreds of business entities.
“One of the largest ways that people in foreign governments gain leverage, certainly in the case of the president, is through financial entanglements,” Mr. Strzok said. “And I think when you take a look at the Trump financial enterprise, particularly its relationship with Russian, with Russian monies and potentially those related to organized crime