At least 17 officials and advisers from President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign had direct or indirect contacts with Russian nationals before his inauguration, according to a new article from The New York Times. The Times analysis indicates that these Trump people were in contact with Russians over 100 times before Trump took office in January of 2017.
On Friday, special counsel Mueller filed sentencing documents in the cases against both Cohen and Paul Manafort. But it is the filings in the Cohen case that are most interesting.
Trump/Russia collusion was made visible by Wikileaks asking Trump Jr. to have his father tweet out a link, and 15 minutes later, Trump complied.
The former Trump adviser who took a plea deal and is cooperating with the FBI has provided evidence that the Trump campaign approved a meeting with Russia in an effort to collude with a hostile foreign power.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) called Donald Trump Jr.’s emails clear evidence of the Trump campaign’s desire to collude with Russia during an interview on ABC’s This Week.
After former CIA Director John Brennan had testified before the House Intelligence Committee, the White House released a statement that was borderline delusional about his testimony.