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Receiving documents, assistance, etc., from foreign nationals in Presidential…

Receiving documents, assistance, etc., from foreign nationals in Presidential...

Receiving documents, assistance, etc., from foreign nationals in Presidential campaigns is not news .. In the world of US politics, it’s standard operating procedure ..

But don’t let me stop you guys from getting your hopes up again ..

“Ukrainian government officials tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by publicly questioning his fitness for office. They also disseminated documents implicating a top Trump aide in corruption and suggested they were investigating the matter, only to back away after the election. And they helped Clinton’s allies research damaging information on Trump and his advisers, a Politico investigation found.”

“A Ukrainian-American operative who was consulting for the Democratic National Committee met with top officials in the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington in an effort to expose ties between Trump, top campaign aide Paul Manafort and Russia, according to people with direct knowledge of the situation.”

“The Ukrainian efforts had an impact in the race, helping to force Manafort’s resignation and advancing the narrative that Trump’s campaign was deeply connected to Ukraine’s foe to the east, Russia.”

Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire

Kiev officials are scrambling to make amends with the president-elect after quietly working to boost Clinton.

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/ukraine-sabotage-trump-backfire-233446

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