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Jun 22, 2018

This Week: Another Trumpworld Russia Meeting Revealed

Another week, another previously undisclosed meeting between Trump associates and Russia. In May 2016, Trump ally Michael Caputo brokered a sit-down between Roger Stone and Russian national Henry Greenberg, who offered dirt on Hillary Clinton in exchange for $2 million from the GOP presidential candidate. Both Caputo and Stone say nothing came of the meeting. They previously denied meeting with any Russians during the campaign and claimed this encounter slipped their minds. Caputo said that special sounsel Robert Mueller expressed intense interest in it during his interview. The pair are using Greenberg’s prior work as an FBI informant to suggest he was dispatched by the bureau to tarnish the Trump campaign. Donald Trump Jr. reportedly “regrets” his own 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower, but only because it created “a situation that wasted a lot of time and money.” Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee say that GOP Chairman Devin Nunes did not share a tip he claims…

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