Federal Subpoenas Seek Info on Carl Icahn’s Role as Trump Adviser


Prosecutors are investigating whether or not billionaire businessman Carl Icahn pushed for a federal coverage change that will have benefited one in every of his investments whereas he was serving as an adviser to President Donald Trump.

The U.S. legal professional’s workplace in Manhattan has issued subpoenas to Icahn’s firm and one other firm, CVR Energy, wherein he has an 82 p.c stake, each corporations disclosed in regulatory filings. CVR is a publicly traded firm that makes a speciality of refining and is valued at almost $three billion.

The firms mentioned they’re cooperating with the subpoenas, which have been first reported by Bloomberg. “The U.S. Attorney’s office has not made any claims or allegations against us or Mr. Icahn,” Icahn Enterprises L.P. mentioned in its submitting.

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Donald Trump greets Carl Icahn, billionaire activist investor, at a marketing campaign occasion in April 2016.