Steve Bannon Got Russian ‘Evidence’ From Rob Goldstone During Transition
Russian efforts to influence President Donald Trump didn’t end with the campaign. Newly released emails show the man who set up the Trump Tower meeting also sent a letter aimed at undermining U.S. sanctions against Russia to Trump’s personal assistant during the transition, who shared those materials with Steve Bannon.
Rob Goldstone is a British music agent who represented Emin Agalarov, son of billionaire construction magnate Aras Agalarov. Goldstone in June 2016, acting on behalf of the Agalarovs, contacted Donald Trump Jr. about a meeting a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower for “dirt” on Hillary Clinton.
On Nov. 28, 2016, Goldstone emailed Trump’s assistant, Rhona Graff, with a proposal. Subject line: “For Mr. Trump.”
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