Russia on Wednesday dismissed a New York Times report that members of U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign and other associates were in contact with senior Russian intelligence officials ahead of the November U.S. election.
The Times cited four current and former U.S. officials saying law enforcement and intelligence agencies intercepted calls and had phone records involving Trump’s one-time campaign manager Paul Manafort and several other unnamed associates.
Manafort called the accounts “absurd,” the Times said.
He also denied a similar CNN report that said Trump associates, including Manafort and now-resigned National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, were regularly communicating with Russian nationals before the …read more
Source: Voice of America