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USA Today: Exclusive: Two other Trump advisers also spoke with Russian envoy during GOP convention
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not the only member of President Trump’s campaign who spoke to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at a diplomacy conference connected to the Republican National Convention in July. At least two more members of the Trump campaign’s national security officials also spoke with Kislyak at the event, and several more Trump national security advisers were in attendance.
It's unknown what the Trump campaign officials who spoke with the ambassador – J.D. Gordon and Carter Page – discussed with him. Those who took part in the events in Cleveland said it is not unusual for presidential campaign teams to interact with diplomats.
However, the newly-revealed communications further contradict months of repeated denials by Trump officials that his campaign had contact with officials representing the Russian government.
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WNU Editor: As predicted .... this story is not going to die. I guess the message is now out .... any talk with Russian diplomats implies that you are working with them to undermine your political opponents. This is getting ridiculous.
Update: Jared Kushner .... President Trump's son-in-law and adviser also met the Russian Ambassador .... Kushner, Flynn met with Russian ambassador during transition (The Hill).