U.S. intelligence officials are examining the relationship between Carter Page, an informal foreign policy advisor for the Donald Trump campaign, and Russian officials close to Vladimir Putin -- including a Kremlin official believed to be involved in Russian attempts to influence U.S. elections, Michael Isikoff reported Friday for Yahoo News.
The report is based intelligence and congressional sources, who had knowledge of the intelligence officials' briefings with lawmakers. An unnamed U.S. intelligence source did not dispute the assertion that Page's communications with the Russian figures were being investigated when asked about it by Yahoo News.
“It’s on our radar screen,” the official told Yahoo News. “It’s being looked at."
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