Analysis | Every Contact Between Trump’s Team And Russian Actors, Graphed
Analysis | Every contact between Trump’s team and Russian actors, graphed
President Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G-20 summit in Hamburg on July 7. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported another contact between someone connected to Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and a person with links to the Russian government.
In this case, it was Paul Manafort, who was a chairman of Trump’s campaign. While in that role, he emailed with a longtime business associate of his, suggesting that, if desired, a private briefing on the campaign could be arranged for the oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Two weeks later, Trump …