Friday, 24 November, 2017

Trump campaign adviser Page met Russian officials in 2016 Moscow trip

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Last month he reiterated he did not know of any Trump campaign official having contact with Russian officials - a claim Senate Democrats are pushing back on.

It's possible Papadopoulos may have been at Trump events that Sessions also attended, including a dinner at the Capitol Hill Club with some members of the foreign policy committee during the summer of 2016, the person said.

Also on Thursday, former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page told Congress in a six-hour, closed-door testimony that he told Sessions he was traveling to Russian Federation during the presidential campaign, according to an account he gave to CNN.

Sessions was present at that meeting, and former campaign adviser J.D. Gordon told The New York Times that Sessions opposed the idea "and he said no one should talk about" the proposed meeting because Sessions did not want the idea associated with the Trump campaign.

Franken asked: "If there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the Trump campaign communicated with the Russian government in the course of this campaign, what will you do?"

It was announced the same day that another Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos, had pleaded guilty early in October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Sessions replied: "I'm not aware of any of those activities". "I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I did not have communications with the Russians".

The person familiar with Sessions' activity during the campaign said his testimony has been truthful and consistent. Jeff Sessions as well as "a few people" on the Trump campaign.

Blumenthal wrote Sessions that he should "immediately come before the Senate Judiciary Committee to update [his] testimony and correct any omissions and any statements that may have been incorrect or misleading".

When Tapper asked if Sessions, now the U.S. attorney general, was "the only one on the campaign that knew about the trip", Page replied: "I mentioned it to a few people". A guy he had never met before, grabs him, 'Hey, I'm out on the team.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, told CBS News there is "no question" Sessions needs to appear before Congress again in an open session to "reconcile" his testimony. It is rare to see cases for perjury to Congress generally because the exchanges are often imprecise or rather fluid in nature.

In his traditional Friday appearance on Shepard Smith Reporting, Wallace noted that a new Attorney General might be inclined to get involved in the Russian Federation probe, which Sessions has recused himself from.

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