Trump and Putin
One of the most interesting things about Trump is his affinity for Putin and Russia. Much has been written about him and I wanted to collect a few to get a bigger picture of his Russia ties.
Jeff Sessions testified that he had no contact with Russians during his confirmation but he did..
Attorney General Jeff Sessions's spokeswoman released a statement late Wednesday night after The Washington Post…www.washingtonpost.com
Great podcast discussing his ties to Russia.
Trump’s campaign asked to have the RNC platform language against Russia for it’s invasion of Ukraine softened. It was one of the only issues the campaign weighed in on.
The Trump campaign worked behind the scenes last week to make sure the new Republican platform won't call for giving…www.washingtonpost.com
Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was paid by a pro-Kremlin Ukrainian political group.
The Post's Robert Costa, Dan Balz and Jose A. DelReal have reported that Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's…www.washingtonpost.com
Michael Flynn had contact with Russian ambassador the day of the Obama sanctions and was fired due to it.
"I am tendering my resignation, honored to have served our nation and the American people in such a distinguished way,…www.nytimes.com
Trump’s son says they have significant holdings in Russia.
On Wednesday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump asked the Russians to release emails from his Democratic…www.washingtonpost.com
A person who worked for Trump met with a Ukrainian contact and received a supposed Ukraine Russia peace deal.
But the proposal contains more than just a peace plan. Andrii V. Artemenko, the Ukrainian lawmaker, who sees himself as…www.nytimes.com
And of course the Michael Steele produced dossier on supposed Trump Russian dealings.
President Donald Trump and several associates continue to draw intense scrutiny for their ties to the Russian…www.businessinsider.com
Another fun tidbit..
“The study also compared flight records of Trump’s campaign plane and a plane used by one of the oligarchs. During the campaign, the two planes often were at the same airports at the same time.”
“The records Henry combed through shows that Ross and his team invested more than $1 billion in the troubled Bank of Cyprus. Ross became one of two vice chairman of the bank. Putin appointed the other.”