Major Wall Street banks began handing over volumes of data and documents this week about Donald Trump, his children, his business, and everything he’s ever touched as part of an ongoing investigation in New York State, as well as investigations in the House of Representatives. These documents detail the extensive links between the family and Russian oligarchs, and could potentially reveal evidence of criminal activity. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced