Putin Has No Master Plan

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On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the House Judiciary Committee.

"I would like to address recent news reports regarding meetings during the campaign attended by George Papadopoulos and Carter Page, among others. Frankly, I had no recollection of this meeting until I saw these news reports. I do now recall that the March 2016 meeting at the Trump hotel that Mr. Papadopolous attended, but I have no clear recollection of the details of what he said at that meeting."

George Papadopoulos and Carter Page are among the dozen or so names that have been thrown into ongoing investigations by Congress and Robert Mueller’s special counsel into Russian influence the 2016 presidential election.

The network of individuals with reported contact with Russia suggests a highly orchestrated plan on the part of Russian President Vladimir Putin to disrupt american politics. But according to Mikhail Zygar, a Russian journalist, says more than a decade of reporting on the Kremlin reveals that’s not what’s really going on in Moscow. Zygar is the author of "All the Kremlin’s Men: Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin” and most recently “The Empire Must Die.”

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