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Former Trump business associate Felix Sater to testify before two congressional panels next week

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A Russian-born businessman and former business associate to President Donald Trump will appear before two congressional panels next week as Democrats continue to collect information in multiple wide-ranging investigations of the White House.

Felix Sater, a former mobster and convicted felon turned FBI informant, will testify publicly before the House Intelligence Committee on March 27 and then behind closed doors with the House Judiciary Committee on March 28. The intelligence panel announced the public hearing Thursday, while Sater confirmed the closed-door interview to the Associated Press.

Sater has emerged as a person of interest to investigators, because he worked with the president's former attorney and personal "fixer" Michael Cohen on a project to construct a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential campaign. He was........

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