FUND RAISING

READY OR NOT, HERE WE DON'T COME

Where, oh, where is CHARLIE TRIE? Congressional investigators have been eager to question the former Little Rock restaurateur and friend of BILL CLINTON's who appears to have funneled foreign money to the Democrats. Trie hightailed it to China when the scandal heated up. A month ago, frustrated G.O.P. Congressman DAN BURTON asked the President to seek China's help in locating Trie. Lo and behold, two weeks ago, Beijing gave U.S. diplomats the name of the hotel Trie was holed up in, and they passed that along to Burton. But that hasn't permitted investigators to get any closer to their quarry. China...

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