February 14, 2017 Trump Campaign Had Repeated Contacts with Russian Officials While Russia Was Hacking DNC

The New York Times reports that intercepted phone calls by U.S. intelligence agencies show that members of the Trump campaign had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials before the election, around the same time Russia was hacking the DNC.  Press secretary Sean Spicer denies that the Trump campaign had contact with Russian officials before the election.  In a subsequent hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, former FBI Director James Comey disputed the New York Times reporting of repeated contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian intelligence officials “in the main, was not true.”  The New York Times stands by its article.

By | 2017-06-25T11:24:22+00:00 May 6th, 2017|

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