A new report has revealed that Carter Page, a one-time foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, took a trip to Moscow to meet with Russian government officials back in July 2016.
The New York Times reported on Friday that Page admitted to meeting with Kremlin operatives during his lengthy House Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday.
Page mentioned his trip to Russia multiple times this week but never mentioned his intentions for the trip, all he said that the visit was “academic” in nature.
But according to the Times, Page’s visit to Moscow was to meet up with Russian government officials.
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