The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a Russian close to President Vladimir Putin as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, according to U.S., European and Arab officials. The meeting took place around Jan.
We should start an immediate investigation into @SenSchumer and his ties to Russia and Putin. A total hypocrite! pic.twitter.com/Ik3yqjHzsA — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 3, 2017 Happily talk re: my contact w Mr. Putin & his associates, took place in '03 in full view of press & public under oath. Would you &your
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as his commerce secretary, has been the top shareholder in a Cypriot bank with deep Russian ties and investors who made their fortunes under Russian President Vladimir Putin. There’s no indication of any questionable behavior by Ross, but his partners in the bank are
Trump paused to ask his aides in an aside what the treaty was. Trump then told Putin the treaty was one of several bad deals negotiated by the Obama administration. Trump also talked about his own popularity. – Vox https://archive.is/8i1lt
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“Video where Trump tells David Letterman that he met Putin once YouTube” —/u/wmlnthc – Salon https://archive.is/1vyP7
“The U.K. newspaper said Trump and his team told British officials that their first foreign trip would be a summit in Iceland with Putin within weeks of his inauguration. Iceland has not been formally contacted about such an event” – The Hill https://archive.is/4uEtL
President-elect Donald Trump’s national security adviser and Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. have been in frequent contact in recent weeks, including on the day the Obama administration hit Moscow with sanctions in retaliation for election-related hacking, a senior U.S. official said Friday. After initially denying that Michael Flynn and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak spoke Dec. 29,