Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama is facing criminal charges for an alleged illegal $80,000 contribution to the US President’s 2012 re-election campaign.
The main opposition Democratic Party accuses Rama of paying the contribution in exchange for a photo opportunity in San Francisco, which he used during the subsequent Albanian electoral campaign in 2013.
In 2013, US Republican congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-California) called for a probe on the purchase of two $40,000 tickets for a fundr...
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