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contacts between members of President prominent role supporting Trump on the
Trump' s campaign and representatives stump alter formally joine. the campaign
of Moscow during Sessions' s - in February 2016,
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general, Sessions oversees the Justice said Sessions did not consider ‘? 'arrogate, _
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meddling and any links to Temprl remember in detail what he discussed member pf the Armed Services Committee, Flores said.
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There was absolutely nothing misleading Last month, There were reports that Trump national security adviser Michael
about his answer," said Sarah faires, Flynn had discussed US, sanctions with , s, s the month bet: ore
Sessions); spokeswoman, Thump took office, contrary to public assertions by Mike Pence, the vice
and other top Trump oft' actaly. Flynn was forced to resign
the Following week.
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