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Trump's advisors investigated for attempt to sell nuclear technology

Investigation ordered by the Democratic Party-controlled House of Representatives shows, according to Financial Times, that members of the Trump administration allegedly tried to sell US nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia.

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Members of the White House administration have allegedly attempted to sell US nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia, according to an investigation initiated by Democrats in the House of Representatives, reports Financial Times. 

The investigative report was prepared by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and was published Tuesday. The report informs that whistleblowers sounded alarm about the White House's alleged plan to accelerate the transfer of externally sensitive US nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia – a violation of the US Atomic Energy Act, a safeguard against nuclear technology proliferation.

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