Lindsey O. Graham

White House denies any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia

White House denies any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia

As questions deepened about ties between President Trump’s administration and Vladimir Putin’s Russia, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus flatly denied Sunday that the two camps colluded during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Priebus, in a series of news-show interviews, also insisted that ousted national security advisor Mike Flynn had done nothing illegal in discussing sanctions against Russia with the country’s ambassador to Washington prior to Trump’s inauguration, and batted aside questions about disorder and disarray in the White House. 

Priebus, who was not on Trump’s campaign, has previously said he could not speak to any involvement with Russia by campaign...

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