Former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos told Mueller, Trump personally encouraged him to set up meeting with Vladimir Putin
According to a new book by Michael Isikoff and David Corn, former Donald Trump adviser George Papadopoulos told federal investigators that Trump Personally encouraged him to arrange a meeting with Putin.
Papadopoulos is currently cooperating with the Mueller investigation after pleaded guilty in October 2017 making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, The new book reveals Papadopoulos told Special counsel Mueller that during a March 31, 2016 foreign policy meeting, he informed Trump of his ability to arrange a meeting with Putin—an idea Papadopoulos claims Trump found “interesting.”
“Trump looked at Sessions, as if he expected him to follow up with Papadopoulos, and Sessions nodded in response, the authors write.” Yahoo News reports,
Interestingly the new book reveals what exactly President Obama think of Trump Russia dossier, compiled by former M16 agent Christopher Steel. According to reports, Obama asked his NSA Susan Rice “Why am I hearing this” “Why is this happening?”
According to the Journalists, Former Vice President Joe Biden, upon hearing the allegations, called Trump’s action “treason,”.