At least nine people in Trump’s orbit had contact with Russians during campaign and transition – The Washington Post

At least nine people in Trump’s orbit had contact with Russians during campaign and transition – The Washington Post

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Contacts between Russians and Trump associates occurred multiple times

Contacts between Russians and members of Donald Trump’s team occurred multiple times during the 2016 campaign and presidential transition. (Alice Li, Bastien Inzaurralde/The Washington Post)

After questions emerged about whether campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page had ties to Russia, President Trump called him a “very low-level member” of a committee and said that “I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to him.”

When it was revealed that his son met with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower, the president told reporters that “zero happened from the meeting” and that “the press made a very big deal over something that really a lot of people would do.”

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