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Essential Washington: Putin says Russia is willing to hand over its records of Trump's talks. Who has — and hasn't — come to Trump's defense

Essential Washington: Putin says Russia is willing to hand over its records of Trump's talks. Who has — and hasn't — come to Trump's defense

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Wednesday to turn over to Congress records of President Trump's discussions with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the Russian ambassador to the U.S., Sergei Kislyak.

Trump came under fire earlier this week after it was revealed that he shared sensitive intelligence with Lavrov and Kislyak. That information had been supplied to the U.S. by Israel under an intelligence-sharing agreement.

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Putin's offer, made during a news conference in Russia,...

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