When the ump first refused to disclose his taxes, let alone divest from his holdings, I said: “He can’t, for one simple reason: It ain’t his money. The man is dead broke. His numbers consist of collateral for property that is based on loans that are based on collateral for property that is based on property that is based on . . . things and people and sources he cannot disclose, let alone declare with the Internal Revenue Service or the American People.
In light of recently emerging puzzle pieces, it becomes more and more likely that the “successful businessman” the ump voters wanted to project on, is, in reality, a mere “fence*” for laundered Russian Mafia billions.
The ultimate loser may be Vladimir Putin, for messing with as weak a link in his schemes as the cheetohead.
Fence (coll), noun, often attributive \fen(t)s\
a receiver of stolen goods;