Senate Investigators May Have Found a Missing Piece in the Russia Probe
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According to The Atlantic, an ex-congressman allegedly has ties to the Trump campaign, and also to powerful figures in Russia and Ukraine. A top Democrat in the Senate says that finding out what he knows is crucial.
Members of Congress believe that Republican and former Pennsylvania congressman, Curt Weldon, has “connections to both Russia and the Trump campaign”, and that Weldon’s ties to Russia could lead to answers about why the Trump administration sought to lift sanctions on Russia in the aftermath of the 2016 election, despite a public statement by intelligence agencies that the Kremlin tried to help Trump win
Weldon may also have information about the role a Russian oligarch may have played in trying to influence the Trump administration, which Weldon denied.
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