Here Are At Least Four Times Trump And His Team Lied About Contact With Russia

Throughout the presidential campaign, Donald Trump heaped praise on Vladimir Putin, defended the dictator’s actions, and repeated talking points like criticizing NATO that could have been written in the Kremlin. He even called on Russian hackers to release Hillary Clinton’s emails saying they will be “rewarded mightily by our press.”

Yet Trump and his team repeatedly cast doubt on reports of Russia’s interference in the election and vehemently denied that they had any contact with Russia during the campaign. That lie came crashing down last night in a bombshell New York Times report.

Here are at least four times we now know President Trump, Vice President Pence, and their top aides misled the American people about the campaign’s contact with Russia:

January 11, 2017: President Trump
CECILIA VEGA: Did you or anyone in your campaign have contact with Russia leading up to or during the campaign? Nothing at all?

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Time to Tell Kellyanne Conway “You’re Fired”

I’m going to give a free commercial here. Go buy Ivanka’s stuff.”

Standing in front of a sign reading “The White House,” federal employee and senior adviser to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway this morning used her platform in the executive branch to promote Ivanka Trump’s clothing brand.

It is a clear violation the Standards of Ethics Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch, US Code of Federal Regulations, Part 5 § 2635.702: “An employee shall not use his public office for his own private gain, for the endorsement of any product, service or enterprise, or for the private gain of friends, relatives, or persons with whom the employee is affiliated in a nongovernmental capacity, including nonprofit organizations of which the employee is an officer or member, and persons with whom the employee has or seeks employment or business relations.”

This comes after Sean Spicer yesterday […]

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