REPORT: Trump’s team had over 100 contacts with Russian-linked officials, report shows

JANUARY 10, 2019

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WASHINGTON – Members of President Donald Trump’s campaign and transition team had more than 100 contacts with Russian-linked officials, according to a new report.

The milestone illustrates the deep ties between members of Trump’s circle and the Kremlin. The findings, tracked by the Center for American Progress and its Moscow Project, come amid reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is nearing the conclusion of the two-year investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by the president.

The article goes on to state the following:

“This wasn’t just one email or call, or one this or that,” said Talia Dessel, a research analyst for the left-leaning organization. “Over 100 contacts is really significant because you don’t just have 100 contacts with a foreign power if there’s nothing going on there.”

The organization used publicly available court documents and reporting to tally up the number of contacts with Russian-linked officials, which includes those with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin and others tied to Russian intelligence, banks and politicians.

The organizations counted each meeting and message as a separate contact.

The number of contacts was raised to 101 this week after it was reported that Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, a former campaign aide, shared polling data with Manafort’s former Russian business partner Konstantin Kilimnik.

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3 Comments

  1. Tracy January 10th, 2019 at 10:40 am

    And ???? Your point is what ??? Its NOT illegal and perhaps we need to see how many Dems talked to as I bet the number is MUCH higher

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  2. Capit January 10th, 2019 at 11:07 am

    Trying to stir up the left wing idiots? A contact or message doesn’t prove collusion, just like a journalist or researchers assertion doesn’t mean it has anything to do with collusion which we all know isn’t a crime.

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  3. Jan January 10th, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    I call BS

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