Links between Trump associates and Russian officials

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The FBI and several United States congressional committees have been investigating links between Russian government officials or their affiliates and individuals associated with Donald Trump, the current President of the United States, since he was a candidate for the office as part of their investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections.wikipedia
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Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections

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The FBI and several United States congressional committees have been investigating links between Russian government officials or their affiliates and individuals associated with Donald Trump, the current President of the United States, since he was a candidate for the office as part of their investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) opened the Crossfire Hurricane investigation of Russian interference on July 31, 2016, including a special focus on links between Trump associates and Russian officials and suspected coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

Mueller Report

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Mueller requested Barr release the Mueller Report's introductions and executive summaries ahead of the report; Barr declined.
The Mueller Report, officially titled Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election, is the official report documenting the findings and conclusions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 United States presidential election, allegations of conspiracy or coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, and allegations of obstruction of justice.

Barr letter

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On March 24, 2019, Attorney General William Barr sent a four-page letter summarizing that report to the heads and ranking members of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees which stated that Mueller "did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election."
The Barr letter is a four-page letter sent on March 24, 2019, from Attorney General William Barr to leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees detailing the purported "principal conclusions" of the Mueller Report of the Special Counsel investigation led by Robert Mueller into Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 United States presidential election, allegations of conspiracy or coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, and allegations of obstruction of justice.

Rod Rosenstein

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It was summarized by Attorney General William Barr in conjunction with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Following the recusal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Comey's dismissal, Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 elections and related matters.

Dismissal of James Comey

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Former FBI Director James Comey, who was dismissed from his position in May 2017, subsequently testified under oath as follows: "In one conversation, Trump suggested that if there were some 'satellite' associates of his who did something wrong, it would be good to find that out."
In March, Comey finally confirmed that the FBI was investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Special Counsel investigation (2017–2019)

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On March 22, 2019, Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded a lengthy investigation and submitted a final report.
The Special Counsel investigation was an investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections and suspicious links between Trump associates and Russian officials, conducted by special prosecutor Robert Mueller from May 2017 to March 2019.

Carter Page

In a March 2016 interview, Trump identified Carter Page, who had previously been an investment banker in Moscow, as a foreign policy adviser in his campaign.
Page was a focus of the 2017 Special Counsel investigation into links between Trump associates and Russian officials and Russian interference on behalf of Trump during the 2016 presidential election.

Jared Kushner

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Members of Trump's campaign, and later his White House staff, particularly Flynn and Jared Kushner, were in contact with Russian government officials both before and after the November election, including some contacts which they initially did not disclose.
Kushner has said he had four meetings with Russians during the 2016 campaign and presidential transition, and that none of those Russian contacts were improper.

Paul Manafort

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In October 2017, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were indicted and arrested.

Trump–Russia dossier

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Following CNN's report, BuzzFeed then published a 35-page dossier that it said was the basis of the briefing.
Some aspects of the dossier have been corroborated, especially its main allegations, that Russia and Putin tried to prop up Trump over Clinton, and that many Trump campaign members had frequent secret contacts with Russians, however many allegations remain unverified.

Timeline of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections

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It includes events described in investigations into suspected inappropriate links between associates of Donald Trump and Russian officials through Election Day, 2016.

Timeline of post-election transition following Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections

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This is a chronology of significant events in 2016 and 2017 regarding links between associates of Donald Trump and Russian officials during the presidential transition time frame, relating to the Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections.

Timeline of investigations into Trump and Russia (2017)

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This is a timeline of major events in 2017 related to the investigations into links between associates of Donald Trump and Russian officials that are suspected of being inappropriate, relating to the Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections, after the [[Timeline of post-election transition following Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections|post-election transition]].

Timeline of investigations into Trump and Russia (2019–2020)

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This is a timeline of events in 2019 related to investigations into links between associates of Donald Trump and Russian officials that are suspected of being inappropriate, relating to the Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections.

Michael Caputo

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Republican public relations and media consultant Michael R. Caputo worked for Gazprom in Russia, and later as an adviser on the Trump campaign.

Roger Stone

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Caputo lived in Russia from 1994 to 2000, employed by Gazprom-Media, and at the end of that period he contracted with Gazprom to do public relations work oriented toward raising Vladimir Putin's support level in the U.S. He returned to the U.S. where his former mentor Roger Stone convinced him to move to Miami Beach, Florida; there Caputo founded a media advising company.

Nunes memo

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According to the Nunes memo, the 90-day warrant was renewed three times.

Erik Prince

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On April 3, 2017, The Washington Post reported that around January 11, 2017, nine days before Donald Trump's inauguration, Erik Prince, founder of the Blackwater security company, secretly met with an unidentified Russian who is close to Vladimir Putin, in the Seychelles.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

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The FBI and several United States congressional committees have been investigating links between Russian government officials or their affiliates and individuals associated with Donald Trump, the current President of the United States, since he was a candidate for the office as part of their investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections.

United States Congress

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The FBI and several United States congressional committees have been investigating links between Russian government officials or their affiliates and individuals associated with Donald Trump, the current President of the United States, since he was a candidate for the office as part of their investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections.

Donald Trump

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The FBI and several United States congressional committees have been investigating links between Russian government officials or their affiliates and individuals associated with Donald Trump, the current President of the United States, since he was a candidate for the office as part of their investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections.

President of the United States

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The FBI and several United States congressional committees have been investigating links between Russian government officials or their affiliates and individuals associated with Donald Trump, the current President of the United States, since he was a candidate for the office as part of their investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections.

Robert Mueller

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On March 22, 2019, Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded a lengthy investigation and submitted a final report. In May 2017, former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel in the FBI's investigation.