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Wed Aug 2, 2017, 05:44 PM

Russiagate: The Depth of Collusion

Source: Center for American Progress Action Fund, by Max Bergmann

Introduction and summary

According to the U.S. intelligence community report released on January 6, 2017, Russia mounted an “unprecedented” intervention into our 2016 presidential election with the expressed intent “to undermine public faith in the U.S. democratic process” and to elect Donald Trump. Therefore, there were effectively two campaigns to elect Donald Trump in the 2016 cycle: the Trump campaign and the Russian campaign. At question is whether these campaigns acted entirely independently of each other or whether there was collusion—which, in this context, entails secretly working with the Russians to advance their campaign in a U.S. election. It is now clear there was collusion.

“The Crown prosecutor of Russia [Yuri Chaika, Russian Prosector General] met with his father Aras [Agalarov] this morning and in their meeting offered to provide the Trump campaign with some official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to your father. This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump—helped along by Aras and Emin [Agalarov].” [emphasis added]


Donald Trump Jr. responded 17 minutes later at 10:53 a.m.:

“Thanks Rob I appreciate that… if it’s what you say I love it especially later in the summer. Could we do a call first thing next week when I am back?” [emphasis added]


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Read it all and everything we know now at:
https://www.americanprogressaction.org/issues/security/reports/2017/08/02/168240/russiagate-depth-collusion/

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Wed Aug 2, 2017, 06:00 PM

1. Investigate, prosecute, punish republican TreasonWeasels

for the sake of democracy in these United States.

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Wed Aug 2, 2017, 07:33 PM

2. I look forward to reading this report

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